As you complete the Individual Development Plan (IDP) self-assessment of your skills and attributes in the IDP package, you should be able to identify your career goals and skill gaps. You are encouraged to find the professional development activities that align with your individual career interests and develop non-disciplinary skills not included in your programs to fulfill the eight hour requirement.
To help keep track of your professional development hours:
The Individual Development Plan & Professional Development Completion form must be submitted to your graduate coordinator or graduate chair prior to convocation. The professional development activities, which should be approved by your department, must be completed within the first three years for most doctoral students and time of completion for master’s students.
How to Find an Activity
Students will receive no more than four hours of credit from any single category listed below including attending sessions or completing online courses that relate to: