Ashland Graduate Credit Program

IMPORTANT: You may earn either contact-hours OR graduate credit for the VPDC – but not both.

  • Are you looking for affordable college credit?
  • Do you need credit hours to renew your license or for salary advancement?
  • Would you like to earn graduate credit while learning about new technologies and strategies?
  • Why not take advantage of this special program designed specifically for music educators?

2020 OMEA Fall Virtual PDC Graduate Credit Option $214

Earn one (1) semester hour of graduate credit by completing the requirements outlined below. This credit is being offered through Ashland University.

  • Register for the Virtual Professional Development Conference
  • Log on to Ashland University’s online registration system and enroll in the OMEA PD Conference course option by clicking HERE.
  • Select “REGISTER FOR THIS COURSE” and follow prompts.
  1. Participate in twelve and one-half hours (12.5) of PDC sessions of your own choosing. Remember that these sessions will also be available on-demand following the event. No need to worry about missing something you really wanted to see!
  2. Electronically submit a post-conference reflection and session attendance log to the Director of PD by November 2, 2020. The required format and rubric for this reflection is available on the OMEA PDC website. A reflection rating of Exemplary or Satisfactory (using rubric) fulfills the graduate credit requirement. The credit is offered on a S/U basis. All work must be submitted via email.

Click HERE for the Ashland Credit Requirements paperwork.

Still have questions? Contact Mark Hensler at (513) 240-1572 or