Continuing & Professional Education

The Faculty of Extension is the University of Alberta’s hub for continuing and professional education.
Register in an individual course or within a full program; pick a program for professional development or personal enrichment.

300+ courses

Take a course


600+ sections scheduled throughout the year.

Offered downtown Edmonton or online.

No need to apply.


40+ programs

Earn a credential


Earn a U of A credential.

Flexible schedules allow you to study part-time.

Apply and start any time.


Preparing for, or maintaining, a professional designation?

We've partnered with industry organizations and associations to bring you courses that are offered through part-time study, with flexible class times and delivery formats. At the same time, you'll be earning credits toward a UAlberta credential.

Designation Maintenance & Prep

Corporate Learning

Flexible solutions include:

  • • customized classes for corporate groups
  • • special multi-registration rates for current courses

Corporate learning options

Funding & Special Offers

Employers: subsidize your employee training costs with the Canada-Alberta Job Grant.

UAlberta alumni: eligible to have the program application fee waived − offer details.

UAlberta staff: utilize your HRDF training funds toward our programs and courses. Also, a special offer for NASA members.