The American Psychological Association now offers online Continuing Education (CE) courses here in the APA Online Academy. Each course contains multimedia presentations with interactivity and downloadable PowerPoints. In courses developed exclusively for this site, progress quizzes to consolidate your learning and a discussion group where you can interact freely with other learners will be available.
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Take your CE course online in four easy steps…
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- Step 1
- View a detailed description of the courses, then select Register Now and pay for the courses you select online. If you are an APA member, please have your Membership Number handy. If you are unsure of your APA membership status, you may contact the APA directly at 800-374-2721.
- Step 2
- If you are paying by credit card, you will immediately receive your username & password. For other methods of payment, click on Obtain Username & Password to obtain your personal access one business day after submitting your registration and payment. You may also retrieve your username & password by clicking the above link.
- Step 3
- Click 'Access Your Course' and select the program for which you have registered in. You will be prompted to log in. Once logged in, click on "table of contents" from the course menu.
- Step 4
- Successfully complete a quiz (where applicable) and immediately download your CE certificate. If you have already registered, proceed directly to Step 3. You may also check your CE status for courses that you have already taken on this learning site by clicking on the link in the left-hand menu.