CE Partnership Requirements

The Office of Academic Affairs reviews continuing education partnerships in addition to programs offered by University departments. To ensure quality and rigor of each program the following guidelines will be evaluated to determine eligibility. Questions may be forwarded to registrar [at] heidelberg.edu.

Eligible Programs for the award of Continuing Education Units
  • Intensive noncredit courses, seminars, or workshops in technical and professional areas, especially in continuing professional education programs.
  • Training programs focusing on new technologies, techniques, information, or development in specialized fields.
  • Programs to be used in partial fulfillment of certificate or licensing requirements or to renew existing licenses.
  • Programs sponsored by associations or societies in collaboration with an academic department.
Criteria to determine eligibility

Programs must meet the following criteria if they are to award CEUs:

  • Statement of Affiliation 鈥 The group or organization requesting the award of Continuing Education Units must provide a statement of affiliation to ensure alignment with the intuition鈥檚 mission.
  • Planning 鈥 The program or course must be planned in response to the educational needs of a specific group. Input must be available from the target group as well as from experts in the field.
  • Purpose 鈥 A clear statement of the program or course purpose and goals must be prepared before initiating the program.
  • Performance 鈥 Specific performance requirements for awarding CEUs must be established prior to the start of the course.
  • Records 鈥 Within the program there must be a system for verification of satisfactory completion of courses for programs attended by individuals and for the transmittal of such data to the office maintaining permanent records.
  • Presenters 鈥 The instructional personnel are well qualified by education and/or experience. If instructors are not 色搜视频 or academic professionals, their qualifications should be specified in the application process.
  • Evaluation 鈥 Evaluation procedures determined during the planning process are used to measure the effectiveness of the program design and operation.
  • Expense 鈥 The expense (e.g., instructional personnel) and projected revenue (e.g., cost per unit) must be presented.
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When professional associations and other clientele groups request that University academic and administrative units co鈥憇ponsor programs and award CEUs for participation, in general, these requests will not be granted unless the above criteria are met.