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Center for Professional & Continuing Education (CPCE)

Online and Residential formats

Online:

  • Online Undergraduate and graduate certificate programs in more than 40 fields of study occur completely online and are completed for academic credit.
  • Students can view course requirements for each certificate (known as Certificate Completion Plans) and tuition rates per credit hour. 

Residential:

What is the CPCE?

  • CPCE offers professional development and personal enrichment courses to meet community and individual needs.
  • Courses are available in various venues: conferences, workshops, classes, etc., and the only unit awarded for participation in these non-degree credit activities is the Continuing Education Unit (CEU).
  • Typically, these courses are either a one-day seminar (which takes place on a weekend), or an evening class which occurs once or twice per week for a number of weeks.

Residential FAQs:


What residential courses are offered and when?

Special Interest
2014
Dates & Times

 
Flyer
Course Overview &
Registration
Center for Teaching Excellence - LUO Track online N/A Purchase CEUs
Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW) online N/A Purchase CEUs
CPR/First Aid/AED Thursday, Feb. 13
5:30-9:30 p.m.
Details Closed
  Wednesday, Feb. 19
12-4:00 p.m.
Details Closed
  Thursday, Feb. 27
5:30-9:30 p.m.
Details Closed
  Thursday, Mar. 6
5:30-9:30 p.m.
Details Closed
  Tuesday, Mar. 18
5:30-9:30 p.m.
Details Closed
  Thursday, Mar. 20
12-4:00 p.m.
Details Closed
  Thursday, Mar. 27
5:30-9:30 p.m.
Details Closed
  Tuesday, Apr. 8
5:30-9:30 p.m.
Details Closed
  Wednesday, Apr. 16
12-4:00 p.m.
Details Closed
  Thursday, Apr. 17
5:30-9:30 p.m.
Details Closed
CPR/AED Monday, Feb. 24
6-9:00 p.m.
Details Closed
  Tuesday, Apr. 1
6-9:00 p.m.
Details Closed
Family & Friends CPR Saturday, Apr. 19
10-11:30 a.m.
Details Register
CEUs for Civil War Seminar Friday/Saturday, Apr. 4 & 5   Will be available 4/7/14
CrossRoads
International
Teacher Training
Various

Character curriculum
including three threads: Educational, Health, and Spiritual

Closed
Languages
2014
Dates & Times

 
Flyer
Course Overview &
Registration
Basic ASL
(American Sign Language)
Tuesdays, Feb. 11 - Apr. 1
7-8:30 p.m.
Details Closed
Conversational Chinese Tuesdays, Feb. 11 - Apr. 1
6-7:30 p.m.
Details Closed

ESL
(English As A
Second Language)
Basic Program

Tuesdays, Feb. 11 - Apr. 1
7-8:30 p.m.
Details Closed
Conversational French Mondays, Feb. 10 - Mar. 31
6:30-8 p.m.
Details Closed
Basic Hebrew for
Bible Study
Thursdays, Feb. 13 - Apr. 3
6:30-8 p.m.
Details Closed
Conversational Hindi Tuesdays, Feb. 11 - Apr. 1
6:30-8 p.m.
Details Closed
Conversational
Italian
Tuesdays, Feb. 11 - Apr. 1
6-7:30 p.m.
Details Closed
Conversational Portuguese Tuesdays, Feb. 11 - Apr. 1
6-7:30 p.m.
Details Closed
Conversational
Russian
Tuesdays, Feb. 11 - Apr. 1
6-7:30 p.m.
Details Closed
Conversational  
Spanish
Tuesdays, Feb. 11 - Apr. 1
6:30-8 p.m.
Details Closed
       

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 How do I register for residential courses?

  1. View course information to register and pay online.
  2. Phone: (434) 592-4718
  3. Fax: (434) 582-2297
    NOTE: Class fees (and textbook fees when applicable) are non-refundable

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What is a Continuing Education Unit (CEU)?

  • The CEU is accepted nationally as the unit for measuring participation in non-credit continuing education programs. The national definition of 1.0 CEU is, “Ten contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction.”
  • CEUs serve as a documented way to verify educational attainments for non-academic credit. They help you reach your necessary requirements for re-certification in your chosen occupation. Many individuals are required by employers to continued educational pursuits through the accumulation of CEU credit.
  • CEUs may be applied toward teacher licensure renewal as professional development activity points. They may also be used as “Professional Studies” CEUs for ACSI Certification.
  • CEUs are a recognized path for upgrading your professional skills as well as personal enhancement.

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Faculty Certificate Approval Form

View the Certificate Approval Form. (To comply with SACS requirements and confirm that all certificates connect to the University mission, a Certificate Approval Form is required for all proposed and existing certificate programs.)

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