Continuing Education Units

The Lighting Research Center (LRC) is part of the School of Architecture of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. As a unit of an accredited university, the LRC is able to award Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for the courses that it offers through Lighting Education Online. These CEUs will be accepted by professional associations as well as state licensing and registering agencies. Some information about the continuing education requirements of several professional associations is listed below:
(ALA) American Lighting Association
Type of Credit Needed: Continuing Learning Credit (CLC)
Number of Credits Needed to remain certified: 50
Time Period For Re-Certification: 3 Years
Completing Lighting Education Online is worth: 60CLCs
(AIA) American Institute of Architects
Type of Credit Needed: Learning Unit (LU)
Number of Credits Needed to remain certified: 18
Time Period For Re-Certification: 1 Year
Completing Lighting Education Online is worth: 60LUs
(NCQLP) National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions
Type of Credit Needed: Lighting Education Unit (LEU)
Number of Credits Needed to remain certified: 36
Time Period For Re-Certification: 3 Years
Completing Lighting Education Online is worth: 60 LEUs
(ASID) American Society of Interior Designers
Type of credit needed: Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
Number of Credits Needed to remain certified: Varies by State
Time Period for Re-Certification: Varies by State
Completing Lighting Education Online is worth 6 CEUs