We’re all social distancing—but your learning doesn’t have to stop.

We look forward to seeing you in our new and returning online courses.

OHS Emerging Issues

Free online courses open to all—register now!

Summer 2020

Register online today

Learn how to engage your stakeholders, use analytics to measure success, and much more.

Take a course now and have it transferred into your certificate in July.

Extension in Motion

A visual take on why Extension is the place to go if you want your career to grow (click to watch).

Canada-Alberta Job Grant

Train your employees at the Faculty of Extension with the Canada-Alberta Job Grant. We have a wide range of courses and programs accepted for this employer-driven training program (classroom & online; part- and full-time), available for businesses in all sectors across Alberta.

Job Grant info

Develop your workforce, your way

We offer unique corporate learning solutions for every training need, within any training budget.

Take advantage of turnkey training opportunities housed in our downtown Edmonton campus, or let us custom design a program around your specific business needs.

Training opportunities

Why UAlberta?

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.


The University of Alberta’s hub for continuing and professional education—the Faculty of Extension—can help you boost your existing career or embark on a new one. Take one of our 300+ courses or pick your choice from 40+ professional programs. We are located in the heart of downtown Edmonton, at Enterprise Square. 


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.


The University of Alberta ranks among the top five universities in Canada and the top 100 worldwide. 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.


Our courses, seminars, and programs are developed by subject matter experts, leading researchers, and industry partners, and they are delivered by industry leaders currently working in their fields.

For information related to COVID-19 please visit the University of Alberta's webpage for the most up-to-date news.


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— Open House / Information Sessions  (semi-annual)