Hadley Institute for Professional Studies
Hadley Institute for Professional Studies (HIPS) is a unique distance education program that provides a convenient and affordable alternative to traditional professional continuing education. HIPS is perfect for busy professionals and paraprofessionals who want to build or refresh their skills to work more effectively with clients and students. HIPS also allows you to earn Continuing Education Credit.
HIPS courses are available to anyone who works directly with blind or visually impaired individuals in a work, school or community setting, whether as a paid employee or volunteer. Students currently enrolled in a college or university program preparing for a career in the blindness field may apply for enrollment, as well.
Study in the comfort of your home or office, at a time convenient to your busy schedule. Receive individualized attention from highly trained instructors. What could be better? Enroll online today!
- The following courses offered tuition-free for the foreseeable future:
- Continuing Education (CE) Credit: Many Hadley courses are approved for Continuing Education Credit with ACVREP. You may also check the HIPS course listings for more details.
- Seminars@Hadley for Credit: Hadley is pleased to offer select Seminars@Hadley for Continuing Education Credit, many approved by ACVREP. A nominal fee and the completion of an online quiz are required.
Hadley has met the high standards of integrity and performance set by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. Hadley is a fully-accredited member.
Hadley has maintained uninterrupted accreditation since 1958. The school regularly undergoes a comprehensive study and peer review that demonstrates Hadley has met established standards. Accreditation of Hadley's programs ensures that Hadley delivers the quality of courses it claims to offer and assures the students that the school operates ethically, utilizes qualified instructors, advertises truthfully, plans for continued school improvement and measures for educational effectiveness.
ACVREP Registered Provider