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For over one hundred years, the Faculty of Extension has been extending the University of Alberta experience beyond the campus and the classroom to bring adult learners a wealth of continuing education, professional development, and lifelong learning opportunities.

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Keep advancing

We can help you boost your existing career or embark on a new one.

Open to everyone, and there is no admission process to register in classes.

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Tailored to suit your needs

We cater to learners who want to advance their careers while also working full-time jobs.

Our class offerings include daytime, weekend, evening, and condensed courses. You can also learn online or in a blended format that combines online and in-class components.

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Reputation matters

The U of A’s Faculty of Extension is widely regarded among business and government leaders for its ability to provide professional education that responds to the evolving industry needs.

It was an amaz­ing expe­ri­ence and learn­ing jour­ney. I high­ly rec­om­mend the ALUP pro­gram to any­one inter­est­ed in the field.

Applied Land Use Planning Certificate student

The broad scope of the infor­ma­tion pro­vid­ed helps you under­stand most aspects of local gov­ern­ment operations.

Nation­al Advanced Cer­tifi­cate in Local Author­i­ty Admin­is­tra­tion Lev­el I student

Tak­ing the Dig­i­tal Mar­ket­ing pro­gram has been one of the best deci­sions that I’ve ever made in my life and that I’m feel­ing very opti­mistic about my future because of it. The pro­gram has been incred­i­ble and the instruc­tors are all excellent.

Digital Marketing Certificate student

The instruc­tors are first rate.

Man­age­ment Devel­op­ment Certificate student

The teach­ers were excel­lent and very helpful.

Occu­pa­tion­al Health & Safe­ty Certificate
student

Because the instruc­tors actu­al­ly work in the real world,” they can take their expe­ri­ences and make them relat­able to the course mate­ri­als. That helped me learn immensely.

Occupational Health & Safety Certificate student

Net­work­ing was a plus. I have built rela­tion­ships with my pro­fes­sors and many of my classmates.

Leadership Advanced Certificate student

This pro­gram was designed in col­lab­o­ra­tion with my employ­er, so obvi­ous­ly what you learn is some­thing that they feel you need to know. I par­tic­u­lar­ly enjoyed how the anec­dotes from instruc­tors and class­mates helped to bring the infor­ma­tion to life and gave it con­crete meaning.

Management Development for Police Services Certificate student

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