The Professional Development (PD) department is an extension unit of the College of
Engineering, Architecture and Technology (CEAT) and provides resources as needed to
increase enterprise opportunities for the college and university.
CEAT PD is among the leading providers for training in the world and has been approved as an OSHA Training Institute Education Center (OTIEC) as of 2017. The goal is to provide OSHA Training Institute (OTI) Training classes and continuing education programs that will meet the required training and learning objectives already in place, which includes essential classroom and hands-on applicable training to safety and health field representatives, technicians and engineers!
These courses allow students to receive necessary training to effectively perform their job duties, meet the regulations of safety standards in construction, general industry, maritime Industry and Oil & Gas entities, and at the conclusion, the classes will meet the expectations of OSHA, while students receive Continuing Education Units that can be applied to their professional affiliation's requirements.
CEAT PD promotes the overall college wide STEAM initiative work with K-12 outreach, and provides an affordable, applicable, specialized development opportunity to both current and aspiring professionals seeking training and/or certification within the highly technical fields of Engineering, Architecture and Technology.
Services We Provide
CEAT PD specializes in the coordination and delivery of non-credit engineering and technology-based K-16 and career development training programs and conferences across the nation.
Through these training programs, clients receive applicable instruction to advance their career through certification, effectively perform their job duties and have a positive impact to their organizations and communities!
Through partnerships with CEAT faculty, alumni and adjunct instructors, Professional Development offers over 150 professional development-training classes, seminars and events within specialized divisions lists below.
- Engineering, Architecture and Technology
- Fire Protection Engineering Technology and Loss Control
- Construction Management
- Hazardous Operations for Healthcare
- Hazardous Materials & Industrial Safety
- Environmental Compliance
- Highway Construction Materials Technician Certification Program
- Engineering Leadership & Project Management
- OSHA Training Institute Education Center
- Mechatronics & Robotics
- STEAM K-12 Outreach
Through our personal development trainings, participants receive applicable training to effectively perform their job duties upon returning to work and positively impact their organizations and community!
Professional Development's classes can range from 4 hours to 9 months in length depending on the amount of customization required and the depth of program developed.
Most trainings commonly include hands-on training demonstrations, practice and competency testing.
CEAT PD is also home of the Highway Constructions Materials Technician Certification Board (HCMTCB)
CEAT PD administers the training and certification of materials technicians and/or test construction materials for the purposes of quality assurance on Oklahoma Highway construction projects.