Continuing Education

Whether it's attending a workshop or enrolling in a course at an off-campus center, continue your education with NSU! Northern offers numerous workshops throughout the year, including the annual Back-to-School Workshop for educators.

Renewal Credit General Definitions

  • Transcript Credit – Registering and completing university-level courses
  • Continuing Education Units (CEU) - The IACET and U.S. Department of Education task force defined the CEU standard of measurement as: 1 CEU = 10 contact hours
  • Continuing Education Contact Hours (CECH) – Based on 60 minutes of instruction



These courses, available at the graduate or undergraduate level, are offered for five weeks. Cost per credit is $351.25 (undergraduate) or $465.80 (graduate). 




Summer 2020



DRED 4/591 - IS: Curriculum & Instruction

Credits: 2

Course Dates: June 1-July 3, 2020



DRED 4/560 - Driver and Traffic Safety Education

Credits: 3

Course Dates: June 1-July 3, 2020



DRED 4/580 - Special Methods in the Teaching of Driver Education

Credits: 3

Course Dates: June 1-July 3, 2020



ARMT 592 - Art, Music, & Theatre Methods

Companion course to the 21st annual Arts Education Institute & the 2nd annual Band Directors Institute

Credits: 1-3

Course Dates: July 13–July 17, 2020



MUS 592 – Tp: Music Education Techniques

Companion course to Bandmaster’s Symposium in Chamberlain, SD

Credits: 1

Course Dates: July 25–Aug. 3, 2020