Professional Development Hours / Continuing Education Units

ELITE is a short-term academic program carrying professional certification credit and academic integrity. This post-baccalaureate, non-credit certificate program qualifies for PDHs (professional development hours) and CEUs (continuing education units).

The certification criteria are based on:

  • Curriculum reviewed by industry leaders and the academic board
  • Demonstration of mastery of concepts and practices are expected of the participants
  • Qualified instructors from industry
  • A coherent study designed to help individuals achieve specific learning objectives and competencies
  • Policies on knowledge, skills, and experience required for success in the program
  • Students evaluated and assessment of learning outcomes performed

A letter and certificate of completion (suitable to submit to professional associations) stating the correct number of PDHs/CEUs earned/awarded based on instructional hours will be given to each participant upon graduation.