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Life-long Learning

In harmony with the university’s mission and vision, the Office of Extension & Culture provides a diversity of life-long learning choices outside of our academic programs.

A growing variety of non-credit courses, extra-curricular and cultural events are all part of the diverse portfolio offered to the community.

Register for one or more courses and become an engaged learner today!

Students who successfully complete OEC courses will receive a Certificate of Completion.

CategoryCourse NameOfferingsCourse LengthCourse Code
Art and DramaDrama in the ClassroomSummer7 daysX-DRA 01
Art and DramaDrama in the Classroom for K to 12 Bilingual Program TeachersSummer6 daysX-DRA 02
Art and DramaDrama in the Classroom for TeachersSummer6 daysX-DRA 03
Art and DramaIntegrative Sketching and Painting

Spring9 weeksX-ART 01
Cultural StudiesClassical Music AppreciationSpring25 hoursX-MUE 01
Cultural StudiesIndigenous Engagement and CollaborationWinter39 hoursX-IND 01
Cultural StudiesIntroduction to Coptic StudiesFall and Spring12 weeksX-SOC 03
Cultural StudiesIntroduction to Popular MusicSpring25 hoursX-MUE 03
Cultural StudiesTai ChiFall and Winter15 weeksX-CHN 91
Cultural StudiesYoga Beyond the MatFall, Winter, Spring, Summer5 weeksX-HEA 51
Cultural StudiesFoundations of
Human Rights
Winter10 weeksX-SOC 21
Cultural StudiesTheory and Practice of Human RightsWinter10 weeksX-SOC 22
Cultural StudiesContemporary Issues in Human RightsWinter10 weeksX-SOC 23
Cultural StudiesExploring Human Rights Across CulturesWinter10 weeksX-SOC 24
LanguagesChinese HSK Level 1Fall and Winter21 hoursX-CHN 01
LanguagesChinese HSK Level 2Fall and Winter21 hoursX-CHN 02
LanguagesChinese HSK Level 3Fall and Winter30 hoursX-CHN 03
LanguagesChinese HSK Level 4Fall and Winter30 hoursX-CHN 04
LanguagesModern Standard Arabic 1Summer, Fall, and Winter26 hoursX-ARB 01
LanguagesModern Standard Arabic 2Summer, Fall, and Winter26 hoursX-ARB 02
LanguagesModern Standard Arabic 3Summer, Fall, and Winter26 hoursX-ARB 03
LanguagesModern Standard Arabic 4Summer, Fall, and Winter26 hoursX-ARB 04
LanguagesStandard German ISummer, Fall, Winter13 weeksX-GER 01
LanguagesStandard German IIWinter, Summer13 weeksX-GER 02
LanguagesGerman Grammar ISpring, Fall, Winter13 weeksX-GER 51
LanguagesAdvanced German IFall and Winter13 weeksX-GER 03
Professional DevelopmentAddiction Studies CertificateSee course page120 hoursSee course page
Professional DevelopmentAdult Educator Seminar SeriesSee course page36 hoursSee course page
Professional DevelopmentAdvanced HACCP TrainingFall and Winter35 hoursX-HEA 03
Professional DevelopmentBusiness Analysis CertificateSee course page120 hoursSee course page
Professional DevelopmentCareer Transitions: Career Management & Action PlanningFall and Spring2 weeks (weekends only)X-SKL 01
Professional DevelopmentCareer Transitions: Professional Communication & BrandingFall and Spring2 weeks (weekends only)X-SKL 02
Professional DevelopmentCareer Transitions: Networking & Building Professional RelationshipsFall and Spring2 weeks (weekends only)X-SKL 03
Professional DevelopmentChange ManagementFall and Spring4 daysX-PSD 92
Professional DevelopmentChildren's Mental Health CertificateSee course page135 hoursSee course page
Professional DevelopmentChinese Society: People & GovernmentFall and Winter15 hoursX-SOC 01
Professional DevelopmentPowering Growth with ChinaFall and Winter15 hoursX-SOC 02
Professional Development Chinese Teaching Summer SeminarSummer2 daysX-CHN 51
Professional DevelopmentCommunity Investment Professional CertificateSee course page75 hoursSee course page
Professional DevelopmentContract Management CertificateSee course page90 hoursSee course page
Professional DevelopmentContract Management: Business Law CertificateSee course page75 hoursSee course page
Professional Development CUE Leadership Development (NOTE: This course is open only to CUE employees)Fall 6 monthsX-PSD 91
Professional DevelopmentCurriculum Development and Instructional Design CertificateSee course page90 hoursSee course page
Professional DevelopmentEthics Training (Healthcare)Spring and SummerHalf dayX-HEA 04
Professional DevelopmentEthics Training (Outreach)Spring and SummerHalf dayX-PSD 01
Professional DevelopmentEvent Management CertificateSee course page174 hoursSee course page
Professional Development Full Stack Development Bootcamp4 times per year 11 weeksX-ISS 01
Professional Development Fundamentals of Cybersecurity (online course) Once a monthOnline (10-20 hours)X-ISS 11
Professional DevelopmentHuman Resource Management CertificateSee course page150 hoursSee course page
Professional DevelopmentInterior Decorating CertificateSee course page145 hoursSee course page
Professional DevelopmentLeadership Development CertificateSee course page60 hoursSee course page
Professional Development Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Bootcamp 4 times per year 11 weeksX-ISS 02
Professional Development Machine Learning (ML) for Business Strategy – Business MappingFall7 weeksX-ISS 21
Professional DevelopmentManagement Development CertificateSee course page120 hoursSee course page
Professional DevelopmentMarketing and Strategic Communications CertificateSee course page102 hoursSee course page
Professional DevelopmentMediation and Conflict Resolution CertificateSee course page165 hoursSee course page
Professional DevelopmentMedical Terminology CertificateSee course page65 hoursSee course page
Professional DevelopmentNeonatal Nursing CertificateSee course page402 hoursSee course page
Professional DevelopmentNonprofit Management CertificateSee course page150 hoursSee course page
Professional DevelopmentPerinatal Nursing CertificateSee course page402 hoursSee course page
Professional DevelopmentPhytochemical Extraction Methods and the Canadian Cannabis IndustryFall and Winter25 hoursX-HEA 02
Professional DevelopmentPillars of Management CertificateSee course page60 hoursSee course page
Professional DevelopmentPolice Studies CertificateSee course page288 hoursSee course page
Professional DevelopmentProfessional Editing CertificateSee course page100 hoursSee course page
Professional DevelopmentProgram Evaluation for ProfessionalsFall8 weeksX-PSD 93
Professional DevelopmentProject Management CertificateSee course page136 hoursSee course page
Professional DevelopmentProject Management in Construction CertificateSee course page90 hoursSee course page
Professional DevelopmentPublic Relations and Communication Management CertificateSee course page105 hoursSee course page
Professional DevelopmentRenewable and Sustainable Energy ManagementSee course page8 weeksX-MGT 51
Professional DevelopmentRenewable Energy: Getting It Right On RenewablesSpring, Fall, Winter16 hoursX-MGT 52
Professional Development Skills for Professional Success Fall and Spring 4 weeks (weekends only)X-SKL 11
Professional DevelopmentSocial Media for Business CertificateSee course page51 hoursSee course page
Professional DevelopmentStrategic Management CertificateSee course page75 hoursSee course page
Professional DevelopmentSupply Chain Management CertificateSee course page198 hoursSee course page
Professional DevelopmentSystems LeadershipFall and Winter8 weeksX-PSD 94
Professional DevelopmentTechnical Writing CertificateSee course page140 hoursSee course page
Professional DevelopmentUnderstanding Conflict CertificateSee course page42 hoursSee course page
Professional DevelopmentWriting and Editing for Business CertificateSee course page50 hoursSee course page
ScienceSpeak Science Simply: Persuasive Science Storytelling TechniquesWinter3 weeksX-SSS 81
ScienceSpeak Science Simply: Science Interview ToolkitWinter3 weeksX-SSS 82
ScienceSpeak Science Simply: Navigating Scientific ControversySpring3 weeksX-SSS 83
ScienceSpeak Science Simply: Writing Science Simply & SuccinctlySpring3 weeksX-SSS 84
ScienceSpeak Science Simply: Communicating Data and Statistics to the PublicSpring2 weeksX-SSS 85
ScienceSpeak Science Simply: Communicating Science for PolicySpring1 weekX-SSS 86
ScienceSpeak Science Simply: Leveraging Social Media for ScienceSummer2 weeksX-SSS 87
ScienceSpeak Science Simply: Science to Business CommunicationSummer4 weeksX-SSS 88
Test prepCELPIP Preparation Program –Reading Fall and Winter4 daysX-CPP 01
Test prepCELPIP Preparation Program –Writing Fall and Winter4 daysX-CPP 02
Test prepCELPIP Preparation Program –SpeakingFall and Winter4 daysX-CPP 03
Test prepCELPIP Preparation Program –ListeningFall and Winter4 daysX-CPP 04

Visit the Office of Extension & Culture for further information.

Concordia University of Edmonton is a member of the Canadian Association for University Continuing Education (CAUCE). See our announcement news post.