Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Professional and Continuing Education serves traditional and non-traditional students, offering access to higher education and support in the community by responding to individual, business and community needs through transformative educational programs and experiences.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available to all Institute professionals through James Madison University Professional & Continuing Education using the digital badging feature.

JMU Professional & Continuing Education

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply?

A registered learner can apply (online or by mail) by following these instructions:

  • Complete all required modules listed in each digital badge. Learn how to earn digital badges here.
  • Once you have earned a badge, visit here to download the CEU request form and email completed form to
  • Once the completed form is received and processed, you will receive instructions on how to submit your payment of $25.00 per content area. Once payment is received, your CEU will be mailed to the address on file.
  • Can I earn CEUs for completing Institute modules?
    Yes! Learners who successfully earn a digital badge (CEU Bundle) may apply for CEUs.
    What CEUs are available?

    See full details of required modules included in each badge here.

    Content Area 1 Content Area 1 – Home Visiting Profession 10.5 hours
    Content Area 2 Content Area 2 – Child Development 9.25 hours
    Content Area 3 Content Area 3 – Child Health, Safety and Nutrition 9.17 hours
    Content Area 4 Content Area 4 – Family Health, Safety and Nutrition 9.25 hours
    Content Area 5 Content Area 5 – Professional Practice 14.91 hours
    Content Area 6 Content Area 6 – Family Partnerships 14.75 hours
    Content Area 7 Content Area 7 – Family Support Supervision (for Supervisors only) 19.00 hours
    What qualifies as "proof of completion" to apply for a CEU?

    When applying for CEUs, click the "CEU Request Form" button to download the form. Email completed form and your Digital Badge PNG file to

    Tip: If you are filling in the CEU Request Form in a browser window, click "Print" and select "Save as PDF." This ensures your text is saved correctly.

    Please note: if you are familiar with your digital badge's URL, adding it to the form is helpful for verification, but not required.

    What do I need to do to apply for CEUs?
    When you successfully complete all of the modules in one of the CEU digital badges, then you can apply for CEUs as described above. After your CEU request form is received, you will be given instructions for paying the CEU fee by credit card or by check.
    When are CEUs offered?
    You can apply for CEUs any time. Once your CEU Request Form is submitted, your digital badge will be verified and you will receive payment instructions within 5 business days. After payment is received, your physical CEU certificate will be mailed within 5 business days to the address listed on your request form.
    How much do CEUs cost?
    CEUs are $25 per bundle (per digital badge). A bundle provides between 0.9 – 1.9 CEUs depending on the number and length of the modules.
    How long do I have to apply for CEUs?
    To be eligible for CEUs, all the certificates you submit must be dated within the last 3 years.

    Still have questions about CEUs?

    For questions about processing CEUs and your JMU CEU account, email

    Want to learn more about digital badges?

    Visit our Digital Badges information page

    Have technical questions?

    Contact us at

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