Continuing Education

The Faculty of Native Studies offers continuing education programming for a broad range of professionals and lifelong learners. Our courses have been designed to build specialized and enduring skills and competencies for application in a wide array of professions and settings. We are training lifelong learners because we believe that increasing knowledge will: 

  • improve lives, 
  • equip conscious allies,
  • assist professionals to better service clients and perform their jobs more effectively,
  • lead to new solutions, 
  • build strong communities, and 
  • contribute to Indigenous self-determination

Come and learn from leading Indigenous studies content experts and from a faculty that has 34 years of expertise at the University of Alberta.


Online Courses

Tackling Structural Racism
Tackling Structural Racism

Introduces key anti-racism concepts that are applied to various sectors.

Level: Beginner

Length: 8-10 hours

Delivery: Online (asynchronous)

Price: $175 + GST

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Indigenous Canada

A Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) that explores Indigenous histories and contemporary issues in Canada.

Level: Beginner

Length: 21 hours

Delivery: Online (asynchronous)

Price: Free; $59 for Coursera certificate

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Certificate in Indigenous Governance and Partnership

Develops knowledge while increasing analytical and applied skills suited to the unique governance issues and opportunities facing Indigenous peoples and their non-Indigenous partners today.

Level: Pathways for applicants with or without a university degree

Length: 6-10 undergraduate courses

Delivery: Face to face and blended

Price: Cost recovery fees

Indigenous Peoples and Canada
Indigenous Peoples and Canada - COMING SOON!

Introduces Indigenous historical and contemporary experiences in Canada.

Level: Beginner

Length: 8-10 hours

Delivery: Online (asynchronous)

Price: $175 + GST

Indigenous People and Technoscience (NS115)
Indigenous Peoples and Technoscience

Introduces students to Indigenous science, technology and governance.

Level: Beginner

Length: Winter Semester (January 5-April 12)

Delivery: Online (asynchronous)

Price: $290 + GST

Countering Stereotypes of Indigenous Peoples (NS161)
Countering Stereotypes of Indigenous Peoples

Focuses on the foundations, representations and systems related to stereotypes about Indigenous peoples.

Level: Beginner

Length: January 5 - April 12

Delivery: Online (asynchronous)

Price: $290 + GST

Tackling Structural Racism
Tackling Structural Racism

Introduces key anti-racism concepts that are applied to various sectors.

Level: Beginner

Length: 8-10 hours

Delivery: Online (asynchronous)

Price: $175 + GST

Indigenous People and Canada
Indigenous Peoples and Canada

Introduces Indigenous historical and contemporary experiences in Canada.

Level: Beginner

Length: 8-10 hours

Delivery: Online (asynchronous)

Price: $175 + GST

Countering Stereotypes of Indigenous Peoples (NS161)
Countering Stereotypes of Indigenous Peoples

Three microcredential courses that focus on the foundations, representations and systems related to Indigenous stereotypes.

Level: Beginner

Length: 3 courses, 20 hours each

Delivery: Online (asynchronous)

Price: $349 + GST

Indigenous People and Technoscience (NS115)
Indigenous Peoples and Technoscience

Three microcredential courses that introduce students to Indigenous science, technology and governance.

Level: Beginner

Length: TBD

Delivery: Online (asynchronous)

Price: TBD

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Delivery: Online (asynchronous)

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Reach for the Sky—Métis Women’s Leadership

Created in partnership with Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak—Women of the Métis Nation.

Level: Beginner

Length: 3 hours/ week for 12 weeks

Delivery: Online (asynchronous)

Price: $290 + GST

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Indigenous Canada

A Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) that explores Indigenous histories and contemporary issues in Canada.

Level: Beginner

Length: 21 hours

Delivery: Online (asynchronous)

Price: Free; $59 for Coursera certificate

Certificate in Indigenous Governance and Partnership logo
Certificate in Indigenous Governance and Partnership

Develops knowledge while increasing analytical and applied skills suited to the unique governance issues and opportunities facing Indigenous peoples and their non-Indigenous partners today.

Level: Pathways for applicants with or without a university degree

Length: 6-10 undergraduate courses

Delivery: Face to face and blended

Price: Cost recovery fees


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