Earn graduate-level semester credit with 40 Hour Workweek and University of the Pacific – Benerd College (UOP).
University of the Pacific is pleased to offer the opportunity to earn graduate-level semester (non-degree) credit upon completion of course requirements with 40 Hour Workweek. Dedicated in assisting educators and teachers across the nation, our professional development course options are designed to be practical, meaningful, and affordable. At only $62 per semester credit, opportunities are available to all current (ongoing) and previous participants of credit-approved programs with 40 Hour Workweek.
Participating in this professional development opportunity with University of the Pacific will provide you with a convenient and cost-effective way of earning credit within a timeframe that works best for your schedule.
40 Hour Workweek offers a variety of professional development opportunities that each consist of unique experiences, expectations, and practicum requirements for the awarding of graduate-level credit through University of the Pacific – Benerd College.
Upon successful completion of a credit-approved course with 40 Hour Workweek, you will be instructed to invest time reflecting on your learnings, research, and relevant readings. As a student, your course practicum requirements will consist of developing a time log that documents the time and hours that you invested into completing your 40 Hour Workweek course requirements. The specific requirements concerning your time log are based on how many credits you decide to register for your course. Each credit registered will require 15 hours of documented participation listed on your time log. Additional instructions and detailed requirements for your course will be emailed to you upon registration.
1 credit = 15 hours
2 credits = 30 hours
3 credits = 45 hours
4 credits = 60 hours
Whether you spend time brainstorming, researching, reading, typing, writing, watching educational videos and films for ideas, constructing visuals, or putting together new curriculum and rubrics, you are able to document all the professional time you have invested in applying your 40 Hour Workweek learnings and concepts into your classroom and teaching.
Specifically designed for busy teachers like you, you will get up to 6 months to submit coursework requirements, and extensions are always granted upon request. Opportunities are available across all teaching grade levels, disciplines, and subjects or topics. The overall course objective is aimed at implementing the best practices of education while meeting educational standards set by your school district or state.
The credits offered are post-baccalaureate, graded, graduate-level (non-degree) semester units of credit provided directly through the University of the Pacific – Benerd College. They are primarily designed to be used towards salary advancement and recertification. The credits are acceptable where local districts approve and applicable to state licensing where authorized. We always encourage you to check with your employer for the acceptability of these credits. Course participants are responsible for determining the acceptability of these credits for their intended use. Each graduate-level semester credit/unit is equivalent to 15 hours of academic involvement. Graduate-level semester credit is not applicable towards a degree program at University of the Pacific – Benerd College.
The University of the Pacific, established in 1851, is California’s oldest privately chartered university, and it is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
Completed courses are letter graded. An official transcript is available upon successful completion of course requirements. The course ending date that will appear on your transcript will reflect the date your information was reviewed and approved.
The registration process is quick and easy.
40 Hour | Full Year
40 Hour | Leadership
40 Hour | Instructional Coaching
Online: click on “REGISTER NOW“ and select your desired course title(s). At checkout, you will be required to pay with credit card.
UOP’s continuing education course credits units are acceptable where local districts approve and are applicable to state licensing or salary advancement where authorized. All students are responsible for determining the acceptability of these credits for their intended use.
The University of the Pacific is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Established in 1851, it is the oldest private chartered university in the state of California.
The credits offered are post-baccalaureate, graded, graduate-level semester credits that are not part of a degree program at University of the Pacific, but instead are used for professional growth such as salary advancement and recertification.
Once your payment has been processed, there are no refunds. We always advise for educators to verify that their district will accept the credits prior to enrollment.