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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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Develop your career at the U of A

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& Leadership

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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.

The instruc­tors are expe­ri­enced and engag­ing. They effec­tive­ly lever­aged cur­rent events and prac­ti­cal exam­ples to rein­force key concepts.

Infor­ma­tion Access and Pro­tec­tion of Pri­va­cy 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

The instruc­tors pro­vid­ed us stu­dents with insid­er infor­ma­tion about the con­struc­tion indus­try that you will nev­er receive from a textbook.

Con­struc­tion Man­age­ment and Admin­is­tra­tion 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

The instruc­tors are great, and the cours­es very well designed.

Busi­ness Analy­sis Pro­fes­sion­al Citation student

The cours­es gave me very prac­ti­cal infor­ma­tion that can be applied to my work and increased my knowl­edge in my field of interest.

Infor­ma­tion Access and Pro­tec­tion of Pri­va­cy Certificate student

Con­struc­tion is a major part of archi­tec­ture. As an archi­tec­tur­al design­er, I found the pro­gram to be very beneficial.

Construction Management & Administration Certificate student

I quite enjoyed the pro­gram and learned a lot. There is a real val­ue for small busi­ness own­ers to take it.

Social Media Certificate student

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