Course Description


  • Learn at your own pace.
  • Enroll at any time.
  • You can complete your courses as fast as necessary but generally, completion is within 4 to 5 months.
  • You must have earned a bachelor’s degree if registering for credit.

This course empowers educators to integrate Work-Based Learning (WBL) into their curriculum, providing students with valuable real-world experiences that enhance learning and career readiness. Participants will explore the benefits of WBL, develop strategies for implementation, and gain practical skills for designing and managing successful work-based learning programs.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the core principles and benefits of Work-Based Learning in an educational setting.
  • Identify and adapt WBL models to fit diverse classroom needs and subject areas.
  • Develop effective strategies for engaging local businesses and community partners.
  • Design and implement meaningful work-based learning experiences aligned with curriculum standards.
  • Create and utilize engaging instructional materials to support student learning within WBL programs.
  • Facilitate collaborative partnerships between schools and workplaces.
  • Assess and evaluate the impact of WBL on student learning and development.
  • Reflect on best practices and share resources for ongoing WBL implementation.

Registration Information

Step 1 - Choose your credit type:

a) Graduate-level PDE credit (University of North Dakota) cannot be used for master/degree programs of study. The grading type for this course is letter and/or satisfactory/unsatisfactory.

b) Noncredit/CEUs provide a record of completion (CEA)

Step 2 - Choose appropriate registration button below.

3 Credits



Online Graduate Professional Development &
Continuing Education Credit Courses for Teachers

Cancellation Policy

A minimum $20 processing fee will be assessed per person for cancellations received after registering for the course. Refunds are not issued after the start of the course or after access to the course has been provided. Please e-mail EA at to request to cancel your completed registration.