Environmental Studies
Continuing & Professional Education

in Environmental Resource Management

Pro­gram Update Decem­ber 2019: in response to chang­ing indus­try needs and stake­hold­er feed­back, we are pleased to announce that the Envi­ron­men­tal Resource Man­age­ment cer­tifi­cate (sus­pend­ed effec­tive June 30, 2021) has been replaced with four NEW spe­cial­ized cer­tifi­cates

Soil Sci­ence

Water Resource Management

Land Recla­ma­tion

Envi­ron­men­tal Remediation

If you are cur­rent­ly enrolled in the ERM cer­tifi­cate pro­gram, not to wor­ry. Cours­es will still be offered until June 2021 to ensure you can com­plete your pro­gram before the sus­pen­sion takes effect. Please con­tact the pro­gram office at 7804925532 or erm@​ualberta.​ca if you need assis­tance with course scheduling.

A note about COVID-19 measures

If you see a program on our website announced as an in-person or downtown Edmonton offering, please disregard the format—but not the program. Winter, Spring, and Summer 2021 courses have been converted to remote delivery platforms. Register for a course online or apply to a program via email, and keep learning!

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Earn a Certificate
in Environmental Resource Management

Once you are admitted, you can verify your program requirements by logging into the University of Alberta’s student portal, Bear Tracks, to view your Academic Advisement.

Bursaries and funding opportunities
Funding source
Apply by
Canada-Alberta Job Grant 

Available for businesses in all sectors across Alberta

Two-thirds of the training costs (up to 100% if hiring an unemployed Albertan)
any time
Canada Training Benefit 

Residents of Canada, 25-65 years old, who have $10,000-150,000 in earnings for work.

income tax return
Alumni Professional Development Grant 

Any alumnus of the University of Alberta

75% of course fee
monthly deadline

Employed by the University of Alberta as Non-Academic Staff (NASA)

$750 annually
Dec / Mar / Jun / Sep

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