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Welcome to the Faculty of Continuing Education and Extension

MRU Continuing Education - Photo - Dean WebberWelcome to the Faculty of Continuing Education and Extension at Mount Royal University, where we have been offering innovative programming to learners of all ages since 1948.

Technology always has driven change in our society, from the industrial revolution to today’s knowledge economy and globalization. The rapid pace of technological and social change has led to a growing need for lifelong learning in order to remain competitive, contribute meaningfully to society and enjoy a rewarding life.

At Mount Royal Continuing Education, we offer practical, engaging and flexible programming across all sectors in business, industry, health care, social services, and education. We provide learners with top quality learning opportunities in the classroom, online, in the workplace, and throughout communities.

Continuing Education works in concert with credit programming at Mount Royal University to create programs that complement a wide range of learning paths. For instance, some extension certificates may be recognized for course credit in degree programs.

I hope you enjoy your learning experience at Mount Royal and return to us for all of your lifelong learning needs.

Charles F. Webber, PhD
Dean, Faculty of Continuing Education and Extension

Mount Royal University
Calgary, Canada

 CE Icon - PDF  Continuing Education Strategic Plan 2015-20 


About Charles F. Webber, PhD

Dr. Charles Webber has been Dean of the Faculty of Continuing Education and Extension since 2013. Prior to joining Mount Royal University, Dr. Webber was Dean of Human, Social and Educational Development at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops from 2010-2013.

Dr. Webber is a respected teacher, a distinguished senior administrator and an internationally published researcher. His most recent book explores the area of student assessment. He has written, edited, and contributed to dozens of books, book chapters, journal articles, and editorials.

Dr. Webber is a leading expert in educational administration and frequently presents at universities, professional organizations, and conferences around the world.

Prior to joining Thompson Rivers University in 2010, Dr. Webber held a full professorship at the University of Calgary, where he also served as Associate Dean, Graduate Division of Educational Research, from 1999-2007.

During his early career, Charles Webber taught in Medicine Hat and Lacombe, and served as a school principal in Nipawin, Saskatchewan, from 1985-90.

Charles Webber is originally from the Calgary area and is delighted to be in the same city as his family and friends.