Doctors, nurses, lawyers, engineers, CPA’s, real estate agents and other similar professionals are required to participate in continuing education courses to keep their license or certification. Earning these CEUs ensures that you’ll be up to date on the latest knowledge and techniques. If your job doesn’t require you to earn CEUs, it could be that you want to take continuing education courses to learn something new or to give you an edge at work to help you get a promotion.
Whatever your reasons, there are plenty of class options out there to fit your busy lifestyle. Here are three different ways you can earn your CEUs this year.
3 Ways You Can Earn Your CEUs
Earn CEUs Online
Online education is one of the easiest ways you can earn your CEUs. You can’t beat the convenience of online classes when work full time, live far away from a school, or have obligations that keep you tied close to home. Online classes may include live webinars or seminars that you are able to watch in your own time. You just need your computer to attend!
Attend a Conference
Make a trip out of it and find where the national and regional conferences for your career will be this year or next. Not only will a conference provide you with valuable networking experience, but it will offer a wide variety of continuing education opportunities.
Take a Class
Taking a class in person is a great option since it provides a forum for networking in addition to learning. These days, there are so many classes available to you. Whether you need to take night classes, weekend courses, or daytime courses, the choice is yours!
No matter how you earn your CEUs, you’ll be sure to reap the benefits.
Continuing education is a great way to stay at the top of your field and keep your certification current. Time devoted to classes, conferences and webinars will help you to sharpen your edge in today’s competitive work environment.
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Originally Published June 3, 2014 – Updated September 30, 2019