The APTA MA course approval process ensures all educational content submitted meets criteria for Continuing Education Units (CEU) / Continuing Competency Points (CCP) approval. The approval process is in line with criteria for most other states and potentially for other disciplines such as OT, AT, etc.  APTA MA cannot guarantee CEU / CCP approval for use in other states / disciplines and is the responsibility of the course attendee to verify approval within their own state

  • Course approvals are good for 1 year from the approval date.
  • Course approvals include use of APTA MA logo on course certificates.
  • Each course must be submitted with attached information individually for approval no less than 3 weeks prior to the course offering and at least 3 weeks before the approval is expected.
  • When considering volume packages, each course is subject to individual review and approval

Single Course Approval

  • Includes CEU locker listing
  • Pricing:
    • 1 - 3.0 CEU / CCP Single Course - $80
    • 3.1 - 7.0 CEU / CCP Single Course - $150
    • >7.1 CEU / CCP Single Course - $225 

3 Course Approval Package
(all courses must be completed within 1 year of purchase)

  •  Includes CEU Locker listing for each course
  •  Includes APTAMA social media post for each listed course

3 Course Approval Package – 25% off any combination of 3 Single Course prices listed above

1 Year High Volume Course Approval Package – if submitting 8 or more Courses per year
(discount applies for all courses submitted for 1 year following purchase date)

  • Includes CEU Locker listing for each course
  • Includes APTA MA all member email (1 per course), APTA MA website calendar listing, social media post, and listing in monthly SOAP NOTE
    1 Year High Volume Course Approval Package – 40% off of any combination of 8 or more Single Course prices listed above

If the approval purchaser fails to meet the minimum number of courses approved for package deal purchased, APTA MA reserves the right to seek monetary difference in cost retroactively from the purchasing party.

Please contact for discount codes for multiple course approvals.

Mandatory Course Information needed for Reviews:

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Submitting for an Approval (CEU Locker)

Submit your course approval application through CEU Locker's Provider Page.

CEU Locker provides a fast, convenient centralized location to get approvals in several APTA Chapters by completing and storing your paperwork requirements only one time.

Please start here and set up an account if you haven't done so already

CEU Locker

Set up a Provider account.
On your Provider Dashboard, use the large yellow button to begin a course application entry. Enter all details you have; you can save a draft if you need to return at a later time.
Once you have all of your information, and course dates/locations, you will use the SUBMIT icon on the dashboard listing entry, inline with your course title.
The first step in submitting a course application is to choose the state association you'd like to submit to.
The state choice will take you to the specifics on pricing and requirements page, allowing you to make choices there.
Once you are complete with those choices, you'll submit payment and the course application will be submitted.
You should receive an email notice of submission.
At this point, the course application will land back on your dashboard listing, and be LOCKED from further changes.


Helpful hints

  • Complete application with all appropriate supporting materials:
  • Objectives need to be behavioral and measurable – use this website as a guide:

  • References should be current (within past 5 years) and PEER REVIEWED
  • Please include course schedule and break times for accurate CEHs granted. 
  • One course title and hours earned per application: Courses offered in a series must be submitted separately (attendees register for courses separately). 
  • Courses offered congruently on the same day and sponsored by one company / location (i.e. – symposiums, Annual Conference) must be submitted separately.
  • The review will not begin until payment is received. 
  • Applications will not be accepted if the course has already occurred.
  • Application review will take approximately 3 weeks. Incomplete applications can be delayed.
  • Once approval is granted, you will receive the letter electronically. This course approval is good for one year from approval date. (See below for renewal process)