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University of Calgary Calendar 2013-2014 Continuing Education 1. Summary of Programs
1. Summary of Programs
Degree Programs

Continuing Education offers a Minor program in Workplace Learning. A Minor Field of study is composed of five full-course equivalents or 400 hours of specified certificate credit. Students may transfer into the Minor once they have earned one of the following Continuing Education certificates:

1. Business Management Certificate (excluding Environmental Management)

2. Certificate in Adult Learning

See 4.1 Minor in Workplace Learning for more information.

The French Language Instruction Program (FLIP) offers undergraduate courses taught in French.

See 4.2 French Language Instruction Program for more information.

Non-Degree Programs

Continuing Education offers a wide range of seminars, courses, certificate programs, and professional designations to individuals seeking opportunities for professional development and personal enrichment, as well as to organizations seeking training for employees. Major programming areas include business and professional programs, languages, liberal arts, fine arts, adult education, and computer applications and technology.

Continuing Education provides educational opportunities for lifelong learners seeking superior quality programming and instruction. Courses and programs serve local, online, and international communities, and are aligned with the academic mandate of the University of Calgary.

See 4.3 Non-Degree Programs for more information.


Continuing Education certificate courses have been developed with part-time learners in mind and are offered at convenient times and in formats suitable for adults. Most courses are taught in the classroom. Many are offered online or in a blended format – partly in the classroom and partly online. Some certificates can be achieved completely through online learning.


Adult and Community Education (online)
Adult Learning (online):

  • Specializing in Adult and Community Education
  • Specializing in Workplace Learning
  • Specializing in e-Learning
  • Specializing in Career and Academic Advising
  • Specializing in Campus Recruiting

Business Intelligence (also online)
Campus Recruiting (online)
Career and Academic Advising (online)
Creative Writing (online)
Database Administration (also online)
Digital Media Design (also online)
e-Learning (online)
Emerging Leaders
Environmental Management

French Language and Culture

  • FSL Foundations
  • FSL Intermediate

French Language Studies
Front-End Web Development (also online)
Graphic Design
Health, Safety, and Environment (also online)
Human Resources Management (also online)
IT Fundamentals (also online)
.Net Development (also online)
Office Applications

Professional Management:

  • General (also online)
  • Specializing in Construction Management
  • Specializing in Risk Management
  • Specializing in Strategic Management

Professional Management- Economic Developers (also online)
Professional Management – Professional Engineers and Geoscientists (also online)

Professional Writing (online)

  • Specializing in Business and Technical Writing
  • Specializing in Marketing and Public Relations

Project Management Fundamentals
Public Relations Management
Real Estate Development
Security Management (online)
Spanish Language and Culture Level 1 and Level 2

Teaching Second Languages Level 1 and Level 2 (online):

  • Specializing in Teaching English as a Second Language
  • Specializing in Teaching International and Heritage Languages

Visual Design:

  • Specializing in Art Theory and Practice
  • Specializing in Interior Design
  • Specializing in Photography

Workplace Communication
Workplace Learning (online)


Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)

Business Analysis:

  • Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
  • Newfield Coach Training Certification

Conflict Resolution:

  • Specialization in Negotiation
  • Specialization in Mediation/Third Party Intervention
  • Specialization in Family Mediation
  • Associate Certificate in Workplace Conflict


  • CFP™ Certified Financial Planner
  • CFAR Chartered Financial Analyst ExamPreparation

ITIL V3 Foundation Certificate in IT Service
Information Technology Infrastructure Libraries (ITIL) Service Management
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification
Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Certification