The Continuing Education Unit is a nationally recognized unit of measurement for noncredit formal learning experiences. It is designed to document continuing education work that differs from how academic credit is traditionally awarded.
The Division of Continuing Education (CE) defines, administers, and awards CEUs in accordance with the guidelines set forth by The Commission on Colleges (COC) – Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), Council on the Continuing Education Unit document, CEU Criteria and Guidelines.
The number of Continuing Education Units awarded is determined by the number of instructional hours spent in a formal learning environment.
*Professional associations/governing boards contact hour computation may vary depending on the profession. Reference needs to be made to the specific professional association/governing boards.
The University of West Florida is currently an authorized provider for the following professions:
Continuing Education Units may be awarded for work in formal learning environments that include, but are not limited to courses, workshops, seminars, institutes and conferences. For example...
In order for a program to qualify, the sponsoring organization must:
The sponsoring organization requesting CEUs submits the following information 90 days prior to the start date of the program:
A request will be processed within 30 days of receipt of the application.
The sponsoring organization must submit the following documents by certified mail: