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Professional Development FAQ

Professional Development Courses do not qualify for Form 1098-T because these graduate-level, non-degree, semester credit courses are not applicable towards a degree.

Please check with YOUR State Department of Education and local school district to make sure they will accept our credits.

  • Pre-approval numbers can be found for each course on each course's registration page.
  • For further details, please refer to our transcript key.

Yes! ISU is accredited through the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).

Professional development credits are graduate level, non-degree, semester credits typically offered to educators to acquire skills and knowledge for the purpose of certification renewal and salary advancement. These credits are equivalent to 15 clock hours or .5 semester hours (in states where semester hours require 30 contact hours) or 15 PDPs/PDUs or 1.5 CEUs/15 OPI renewal units.

No. Our courses do not count towards a degree.

Our professional development courses are offered at $55/credit. We are proud to offer all of our courses with no other hidden course fees or materials to purchase. 

The limit is 30 credits per semester.

Fall Semester: September 1 - December 31
Spring Semester: January 1 - May 31
Summer Semester: June 1 - August 31

To request a transcript, please visit our Transcript Request page.

You will need to obtain a transcript to verify what grade was posted by the instructor. We use a (S) Satisfactory (U) Unsatisfactory grading system. Grades are final once posted on your transcript. No credits are awarded for any course in which a U (unsatisfactory) is earned.

We require you to be enrolled in the course for two weeks before the course is completed. We will not grade a course before this two weeks has passed. Upon completion of the course, please give us 14 business days to submit your grades. You can then Request a Transcript at no cost. 

We are unable to offer refunds. Please check with your state/district to ensure that they will accept our credits before you register and pay.

Yes, you can view our privacy policy here.

To register for multiple courses and pay for all of the courses at one time, please follow these steps:

  1. Browse our website/course catalog for the courses that you are interested in. 
  2. Once you decide on a course to register for, right click on the “Register Now” button. Click “Open Link in New Tab”. 
  3. Complete the registration form. 
  4. Return to the Albion website for more courses.
  5. Follow the instructions for steps 2 and 3 again. 
  6. Once you have registered for all the courses you would like to take you will pay for the courses. 
  7. Click “Check Out” from within your Albion account. 
  8. Continue to checkout as normal.

Note: To cancel or remove a course from your cart, click “View Cart”. There you will see the option to cancel the course.