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North Dakota continuing education (CE) requirements:

Psychologists

North Dakota Board of Psychologist Examiners 
CE Required: 40 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 20 hours (Cat 4)
License Expiration: 1/1, annually (CE cycle 11/1-10/31, every 2 years) 
National Accreditation Accepted:
 APA
Notes: 3 hrs ethics, law or jurisprudence required each renewal 
Date of Info: 4/19/2018

North Dakota psychologists can earn all 20 hours required for renewal through online courses offered on the psychology page of this website. Click here to view online CE courses for psychologists. 

 

Counselors

North Dakota Board of Counselor Examiners 
CE Required: LPC-30 / LPCC additional 10 clinical hours / ALC-20 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: LPC  and LPCC- 15 hours / ALC: 2.5 hours per renewal (25% of hours)
License Expiration: 7/31, every 2 years from initial 
National Accreditation Accepted: NBCC, APA
Notes: LPCs: 6 hrs ethics per renewal; ALCs: 3 hrs ethics 
Date of Info
: 4/19/2018

North Dakota counselors can earn (LPC -15 / ALC - 25%) of hours required for renewal through online courses offered on the counseling page of this website. Click here to view NBCC-approved online CE courses.

 

Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs)

North Dakota State Board of Examiners on Audiology & SLP
CE Required: 10 hours per year 
Online CE Allowed: No limit 
License Expiration: 12/31, annually 
National Accreditation Accepted: Most ASHA sponsored courses
Notes: Pre-approval recommended 
Date of Info: 6/17/2020

North Dakota SLPs can earn all 10 hours required for renewal through online courses offered on the speech-language pathology page of this website. Click here to view ASHA-approved online CEU courses.

 

Social Workers

North Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners  
CE Required: 30 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 10 hours if ASWB approved
License Expiration: 12/31, odd years (CE due 11/15)
National Accreditation Accepted: ASWB
Notes: 2 hrs ethics required each renewal
Date of Info: 4/19/2018

North Dakota social workers can earn up to 10 hours for renewal through online courses offered on the social work page of this website. Click here to view ASWB-approved online CE courses.

 

Occupational Therapists (OTs)

North Dakota State Board of OT Practice 
CE Required: 20 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit 
License Expiration: 6/30, even years 
National Accreditation Accepted: AOTA
Notes: Content must be relevant to practice
Date of Info: 6/17/2020

North Dakota OTs can earn all 20 hours required for renewal through online courses offered on the occupational therapy page of this website. Click here to view AOTA-approved online CEU courses.

 

Marriage & Family Therapists (MFTs)

North Dakota MFT Licensure Board 
CE Required: 30 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 7.5 hours (must have posttest) 
License Expiration:
 12/31, odd years
National Accreditation Accepted: Board approval required
Notes: 6 hours ethics required each renewal 
Date of Info: 4/19/2018

 

Dietitians & Nutritionists (RDNs)

North Dakota Board of Dietetic Practice 
CE Required: 75 hours every 5 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit 
License Expiration: 7/1, annually 
National Accreditation Accepted: CDR 
Notes: CE period 6/1-5/31
Date of Info: 4/19/2018

North Dakota dietitians/nutritionists can earn all 75 hours required for renewal through online courses offered on the nutrition & dietetics page of this website. Click here to view CDR-approved online CE courses.