Continuing Professional Development Education

Educators seeking to maintain an active public school certification status and meet the requirements of Act 48 of 1999 will find that Misericordia University’s Professional Development Program provides challenging, rigorous courses offered in a flexible format.

Professional Development

Professional Development

  • Customized to meet the needs of regional educators
  • Relevant and flexible PD offerings
  • Taught by experienced education professionals from local districts
  • Affordable - $285 per credit
  • Flexible formats - online, hybrid, F2F
  • 2 sessions per semester
  • Structured, guided model with definitive start and end dates
  • Tuition Deferment Plan - pay for a course within 30 days of completion

  • All courses are fully online and on-demand!
  • Open enrollment - register anytime
  • Affordable - $215 a credit
  • Finish in as little as 2 weeks!
  • Self-paced
  • Relevant, current topics in education
  • Wide variety of 2- and 3-credit course options
  • ACT 48 eligible

ARCH professional development courses are non-matriculated graduate credits. Students earn 3 credits, equivalent to 90 continuing education hours.


Click here to view our Spring and Summer 2019 Professional Development course offerings and descriptions.

On-Demand professional development courses are transcripted as non-matriculated graduate Misericordia University credits.


Click here to view the current On-Demand PD course listing and to register.


If you would like to register for ARCH Professional Development courses at Misericordia University, please download and complete the Professional Development Registration Form and submit via email to Karen Cefalo at or by fax to (570) 675-2441, Attn: Karen Cefalo, Admissions.
Click here to register for MU On-Demand Professional Development courses.

In order to receive ACT 48 credits, please download and complete this ACT 48 Credit Reporting Form and submit via email to Betty Ann Duffy,, or by fax to 570-674-3052.


For questions about any of Misericordia University’s Professional Development courses, please contact Karen Cefalo, Assistant Director of Admissions, at or (570) 674-8094.

On-Demand Professional Development

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