Continuing & Professional Education

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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 instruc­tion is great but, to be hon­est, I also enjoyed learn­ing from oth­er stu­dents. I haven’t worked in the indus­try yet, so hear­ing from class­mates on their chal­lenges or suc­cess­es was cru­cial for me to oper­a­tional­ize what we were learn­ing in a real-world environment.

Occupational Health & Safety Certificate student

I’ve learned so much! I appre­ci­ate how sup­port­ive the staff and pro­fes­sors were.

Occu­pa­tion­al Health & Safe­ty Certificate student

The infor­ma­tion I gath­ered from the cours­es was very rel­e­vant to my job. I was also able to estab­lish con­tacts with oth­er stu­dents that are employed in the same sector.

Applied Land Use Plan­ning Certificate student

The instruc­tors were very knowl­edge­able. I learned a lot from them.

Visu­al Arts student

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

Leadership Advanced Certificate student

The Fac­ul­ty of Exten­sion has cre­at­ed a life-long learn­er in me; I’m so grate­ful for that.

Digital Marketing Certificate student

Such a great course! What I enjoyed the most was the mas­tery of both sub­ject con­tent, knowl­edge deliv­ery, and moti­va­tion­al leadership.

Applied Geo­sta­tis­tics student

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