The Ohio Ethics Law E-Course

The course below is approximately one hour in length and offers an overview of the entire Ethics Law. An electronic certificate of completion will be offered at the end of the e-course. Do not turn off your browser at completion of course until you have completed the Certificate of Completion page! To receive your Certificate of Completion the course must be viewed in one sitting.

Created for 2022, this e-course challenges the learner to apply knowledge regarding the Ohio Ethics Law, including: conflicts of interest, public contracts, nepotism, post-employment and representation.

For state officials and employees (including financial disclosure filers), completion of this e-course fulfills your Ohio Ethics Law training requirement under Executive Order 2019-11D.

Special note: This e-course is approved for one (1.00) hour of General CLE credit! (Eligible once per calendar year.)

For other Continuing Education Units, please check with your appropriate licensing board to determine course eligibility for credit


We strongly advise against using Microsoft Internet Explorer for this e-course.

Browser Requirements:

  • Google Chrome (Recommended)
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Safari

The Ohio Ethics Commission is committed to providing access and inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs, and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws. We have developed our e-learning courses to be in compliance with  State of Ohio IT Policy - Web Site Accessibility, IT-09, issued by the Ohio Office of Information Technology. This policy establishes minimum accessibility requirements for information and services provided on state-controlled websites. The requirements include compliance with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.

Our courses conform to the AA compliance level and feature closed-captioning, screen-reader compatibility, and keyboard navigability. If you discover e-learning content that is inaccessible, please report it to Alan Carlson, Ohio Ethics Commission HR/Fiscal Manager at TTY/TDD (800) 750-0750 or alan.carlson@ethics.ohio.gov.