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Continuing Professional Education Programs

The primary aim of the Continuing Professional Education Programs is to address and serve the educational needs of working professionals by being the resource of choice for quality educational products and services.


23 EA 3 903D MultipleDiscountMUD ILN 180x150 Option4 StaticAttention IEEE members! Are you ready to take your learning to the next level? We've got some exciting news for you! IEEE has launched a new additional 50% off discount for up to three eLearning courses per year only available to our valued members. You can unlock access to a wide range of online courses from professional development to technical courses on the latest cutting edge technologies. Completion of courses award CEU and PDH to individual customers. Whether you're looking to enhance your skills or explore new topics, our IEEE eLearning has got you covered. So don't wait and start learning today!

To share with members in your Region or Section, find the toolkit with ads, social media posts and more, here


Professional Development

Companies providing the skills and knowledge needed to effectively guide and inspire their teams, drive innovation, make informed decisions, and navigate the complexities of the rapidly evolving technological landscape will stay ahead of the curve.

IEEE offers a collection of specialized training programs developed for technical teams with options to suit the needs of any organization and professionals at any stage of their career, such as the:

 - IEEE Leading Technical Teams Program
 - IEEE | Rutgers Online Mini-MBA for Engineers and Technical Professionals
 - IEEE | IAPP Data Privacy Engineering Collection
 - Intensive Wireless Communications Course Series, presented by IEEE Communications Society

Learn more, today!





The IEEE Learning Network (ILN) offers a single online portal for continuing education products from many organizational units and Societies across IEEE. Any IEEE organizational unit that provides educational offerings such as eLearning courses, tutorials, webinars, or virtual events is welcome to partner with ILN to host their educational content or make it discoverable on the platform. Educational content available on ILN includes topics such as 5G, Autonomous Vehicles, AI & Ethics in Design, Career Development, and more. 

ILN offers the following features: Learners have the ability to access courses from any device, anytime, anywhere in the world; the ability to pick up courses where they leave off; and track, manage and report on learner behavior over time. 

Share your online continuing professional education through ILN, contact ILNinfo@ieee.org To download the ILN Marketing Toolkit, click here. 

Your Operating Unit can also offer ILN courses to your members as a benefit/incentive. To learn more, check out the details here.





IEEE eLearning Library is an online digital library of eLearning courses and multi-course programs on the 
IEEE Learning Network. Discover hundreds of hours of continuing professional education in current and emerging technologies and professional skills, developed with the world's leading experts in their fields including collaborations with many IEEE societies.

Some of the course program topics include English for Engineering, autonomous vehicles, modernizing the smart grid and blockchain, to name a few. Presently, the IEEE eLearning Library is accessed on IEEE Xplore. Successfully completing IEEE courses can provide the student access to either Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or Professional Development Hours (PDHs).

IEEE Educational Activities eLearning courses can be purchased individually, and are also available for organizational/group purchase. For more information contact, EA-CPE-products@ieee.org.


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IEEE Innovation at Work is a high-impact digital media channel, which offers free webinars, course announcements, and resources to our global engineering audience. Featuring the latest headlines in emerging technologies, education, and training for technical professionals, Innovation at Work provides professionals the information they need to succeed.

Utilize the content, free webinars, course announcement, blog articles and more for a region/section events and highlight benefit of IEEE membership.

22 EA 3 906D IEEECredentialingMark RGBThe IEEE Credentialing Program, administered through IEEE Educational Activities, is an authorized provider of Professional Development Hours (PDHs) and Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for engineers. The program also offers certificates of participation and digital badges. Credentials are issued to learners and securely stored on behalf of IEEE educational event and conference organizers and and external education training providers for qualified educational events. Indviduals may also earn certificates by completing select IEEE courses on the IEEE Learning Network.

Learn more about the IEEE Credentialing Program or reach out to eab-ceuadmin@ieee.org. To offer IEEE Certificates (PDHs or CEUs) or badges at your events, submit a request here to ake advantage of the IEEE Credentialing Program and the convenient pricing options. 


University Education Programs

University Education Programs promote and enhance the content and delivery of engineering, computing, and technology (ECT) education, globally.  These programs primarily serve university educators, students, and ECT department heads; secondarily serving administrators.  The programs consist of engineering accreditation, faculty resources, educational curriculum, and student academic resources. 


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The IEEE Teaching Excellence Hub is a collaboration between the IEEE Education Society and the IEEE Educational Activities Board.  It contains a curated collection of educational research, journals, tools, and other resources that may be of interest to those teaching engineering, computer science, and technology at the university level.  The content is reviewed by the Teaching Excellence Hub Editorial Board. The board includes members from all ten IEEE regions, reflecting the global nature of IEEE.

Visit the IEEE Teaching Excellence Hub to learn more.
Click here for a Teaching Excellence Hub flyer.


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EPICS in IEEE empowers students to work with local service organizations to apply technical knowledge to implement solutions for a community’s unique challenges. EPICS in IEEE not only assist communities in achieving their specific regional community improvement goals but also encourages students to pursue engineering for community improvement as a career.

Share details and encourage participation by local students for grant opportunities that allow them to make their community better, visit EPICS in IEEE or contact epicsinieee@ieee.org.


ABET CMYK LG gray text 1ABET is a nonprofit, non-governmental organization that accredits college and university programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology. IEEE is the largest partner with ABET. Working within ABET, IEEE EA oversees the accreditation of more than 800 engineering, computing, and technology programs in IEEE’s fields.

For more information, please visit IEEE Accreditation.



IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu

IEEEEtaKappaNuLogo Stacked Black 1IEEE - Eta Kappa Nu (also known as IEEE - HKN) is the honor society of IEEE. I It promotes excellence in the profession and in education with ideals of scholarship, character, and attitude. IEEE-HKN is a lifetime designation serving both students and alumni. HKN offers several virtual and in-person conferences and events, an award program, publishes THE BRIDGE magazine, offers podcasts and webinars on technical, professional and career development. HKN programs focus on student leadership, mentoring, and outreach, HKN chapters provide over 100,000 hours of community service each year.   With 269 chapters around the globe, HKN has chapters in all IEEE Regions is a great source of volunteers and is critical to preparing the next generation of engineering leaders.

Interested in forming an HKN Chapter at a University in your Section or in Professional Membership in HKN, visit https://hkn.ieee.org/ or email info@hkn.org.

Pre-University Education Programs



IEEE TryEngineering provides online information on engineering careers with interactive activities intended for parents, teachers, school counselors, and pre-university students. These resources are free and available to the public. IEEE TryEngineering offers over 130 lesson plans and online resources, including the Engineering Lesson Plan Toolkit to help volunteers conduct teacher and student workshops with TryEngineering lesson plans. Visit TryEngineering for more information and discover the How will you change the world? Engineering Infographic (PDF).



TryEngineering STEM Portal


The students of today are the engineering and technology experts of tomorrow who will spur innovation and continue advancing technology for humanity. As a result, IEEE is invested in inspiring the next generation to pursue STEM fields.

Learn how you can inspire the next generation of STEM professionals utilizing the newest IEEE TryEngineering resource – the TryEngineering STEM Portal.

Please visit TryEngineering STEM Portal to learn more.




STEM Champion Badge LogoThe IEEE STEM Champion Program recognizes IEEE volunteers for their contributions to pre-university STEM education. IEEE STEM Champions help IEEE empower the next generation of technology innovators through their efforts in providing STEM outreach in their local communities. The program works in partnership with the Volunteer STEM Portal.

 If you are conducting IEEE STEM outreach events for pre-university students or educators in your local community, please consider becoming a STEM Champion.

 Please visit the IEEE STEM Champion Program to learn more.



TryE Summer 




TryEngineering Summer Institute was created to introduce rising 8th–12th grade students to the exciting fields of engineering and technology. The immersive two-week overnight program is designed to provide students an engineering foundation; learning to think like engineers and understanding how a career in engineering can make a difference in the world. These experiences can help students develop STEM skills, build confidence, and unlock their potential for future academic and career paths in engineering. This program is currently available in the US only.

Please visit the TryEngineering Summer Institute website for more information. 


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A unique EAB eMentoring program developed by IEEE with Cricket Media pairing a company with a sponsored 3rd-5th grade classroom. TryEngineering Together provides a classroom in an under-resourced area with volunteer employee eMentors from the partnering company along with a compelling virtual platform and exciting STEM content designed to help spark student interest in pursuing STEM careers. This program is currently available in the US only.

Please visit the TryEngineering Together website for more information. 


IEEE Educational Activities Board (EAB) Awards Program

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IEEE Educational Activities Board (EAB) Awards recognize and honor major contributions in the development and implementation of educational programs and activities, either formal or otherwise, that relate directly to the discipline of electrical and electronics engineering.  Award nominations and scholarship applications are accepted beginning 1 February each year. The annual deadline is the first Monday following 30 April of that year.

Awards are given for meritorious activities in accreditation, continuing education, educational innovation, pre-university education, service to the IEEE EAB, employee professional development, informal education systems, and related achievements that advance the practice of engineering and engineering education.