***Please see Approved Continuing Education Courses for a current list of approved education courses.***
To maintain an active
license, every licensee is required to complete seven (7) hours of continuing
professional education for each fiscal year in courses approved by the
commission. To receive credit, the
courses must be taken during the fiscal year preceding the fiscal year for
which the licensee is applying for license renewal.
Exempt from this
When a licensee on
inactive status wants to activate his/her license, he or she must satisfy the
requirement for continuing education which would have been in place at the time
the license was renewed.
must comply with the requirement for continuing education. However, if the
non-resident’s jurisdiction has a comparable continuing education requirement
and recognizes West Virginia continuing education credits as fulfilling that
jurisdiction’s continuing education requirement, the Commission will accept
continuing education credit earned in the other jurisdiction. Distance
education courses must meet WV
requirements for approval in order to be accepted.