Continuing Education Credits and Classes

Additional Information

Transcript and Homework Information

Costs, Fee and Payment Information

  • What are the guidelines for earning college credit?

    As of August 2012, the Higher Learning Commission, (HLC) determined 1 college credit requires 15 hours of seat time.

    Usually workshops and training will earn .5 credit for a daylong session (5.5 hours of seat time and a two-hour reflection assignment, totaling 7.5 hours). Traditional college-level course work will earn a pre-determined number of credit hours. This is identified by the institution offering the course at the time of enrollment.

  • What is the price for continuing education credit?

    This depends on the organization with whom you've contracted for the workshop, class, training, etc. Contact the organization to determine costs.

    • MNU, SWPRSC, ESSDACK, SCKSEC, USD 361, KC TechNet, USD 262, or Olathe Summer Conference—.5 credit is $45, 1 credit is $90
    • CoolTeachersOnline.com—.5 credit is $58.17, 1 credit is $116.34
    • Customizable Professional Development—$300-$350/course
    • CLOI—$505.00/3 credit hour course
  • How do I pay for my credit?

    Visa, Mastercard, AMEX and Discover debit and credit cards are accepted for payment when you register.

    Payment is given upon registration through a secure online provider called CashNet. Once payment is submitted, a receipt is sent via email from CashNet through mnucashnet@mnu.edu. Issues related to payment should be sent to nezehr@mnu.edu.

    If you have logged into the MNU portal and see a "cashier hold" when trying to access your grades or account information, this means your payment hasn't been posted to your student account. It takes no more than 2 weeks to post a payment to a client's account after the client has registered.

  • How do I request a refund?

    A continuing education client may request a refund before the continuing education course grade is posted. An administrative fee of $15 will be deducted from the refund. To request a refund, please send the following information via email to gkmurray@mnu.edu with the following information:

    • Client name and address
    • Name of continuing education course, including course number (CRN)
    • Date of the course/workshop
    • Reason for requesting refund
  • What if I have an unresolved fee balance?

    Any continuing education student with an unresolved fee balance will not be able to enroll in additional continuing education courses until the outstanding balance has been resolved. Please contact the Cashier's Office if you have an unresolved fee balance by calling 913.971.3504.

Teaching Methods

In our teacher continuing education programs, our instructors enhance their lessons with podcasts, vodcasts, social networking, wikis and other electronic delivery technology. Students also engage in real-time webcasts with instructors throughout the program using virtual collaboration tools like Adobe Connect, allowing for asynchronized and synchronized learning each week.

Accreditation

Kansas Department of Education; National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The University is authorized to offer associate’s degrees in all fields, bachelor’s degrees in all fields, and master’s degrees in the fields of Administration/Leadership, Business, Counseling, Education, Nursing and Religion. The University accreditation is through the Higher Learning Commission.

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