We offer online professional development courses that inspire and motivate classroom teachers. Each online course is delivered with an emphasis on real-world application through self-reflection, resulting in valuable tools and concepts that can be put to use immediately. This refreshing professional development experience is designed to rejuvenate and replenish your practice as a classroom teacher.
The fees for all professional development courses include access to all online course materials as well as a certificate of completion from Graduatecreditcourses.com. Once a course is complete, you may register for academic credit at the graduate level with Humboldt State at any time. The cost for credit is additional, and students must pay the academic credit at the graduate level and transcripting fees directly to the university. Please refer to our "Graduate Credit" page for additional information regarding the process of obtaining credit for completed coursework.
Courses are divided into 4 elements: Content Modules, Module Projects, Final Exam and Final Learning Statement. It is required that teachers complete each course element within the sequence created by the author of each course.
Upon meeting or exceeding the standards of each course element, in the designed order, the teacher will have completed the course. A final grade for the course will be issued by the instructor, and a confirmation of completion document will be electronically uploaded to your course dashboard. Additionally, a secure link for registering and paying for academic credit at the graduate level through HSU will be provided.
Question: Can I take more than 1 (One) course at a time?
Answer: Yes. Our learning environment is designed to serve multiple courses at the same time. Students are able to work within any of their courses concurrently.
Question: Can courses be completed over the summer, or do some of the course projects need to be done during the school year?
Answer: All course projects have been created with flexibility for summer enrollment. We ask that students, if not currently teaching, reflect on past experiences or future intentions.
Question: Would I need to purchase books or additional materials?
Answer: No additional materials are needed. Everything is provided online and available within each course dashboard.
Question: If I registered today, when would I start the courses?
Answer: You can start right away, as access to courses is issued immediately upon successful payment of course fees.
Question: Is there a deadline for completing my courses?
Answer: There is a One (1) year expiration for each course from the date of enrollment. Chances are, you will certainly have completed your coursework by then. The purpose of this expiration date is to make sure that you are enrolled in the most current courses available.
Question: When will I be able to register for credit with Humboldt State?
Answer: Once a course is successfully completed, a secure link to the HSU online portal is made available within your course dashboard. You may register for credit anytime after this link is made available.
Question: How long does it take to receive a transcript?
Answer: Transcripts are issued and sent by HSU directly, and arrive within 2 weeks. There are expedited options available.