Professional And Continuing Education (PACE)

Advance your career or personal interests with Oregon State University's wide array of short PACE courses. These accelerated and engaging online courses give you skills to succeed in your current field or allow you to train for a new career. Enjoy the flexible schedule while gaining quality insight and assistance from industry-leading instructors and mentors.

The School of Writing, Literature, and Film regularly offers PACE courses in Technical Writing, held online or onsite in Portland, and Writing in the Workplace, also held online or onsite in Portland.  Other courses in the fields of Communications and Writing are available here:

What is Technical Writing? Online Short Course Preview

"What is an Allegory?": A Literary Guide for English Students and Teachers

Non-Degree Seeking Students

Just because you aren't an Oregon State student doesn't mean you can't take advantage of the great learning opportunities within our program.  Non-OSU students who are interested in taking an online class with us are welcome to join our conversations about literature, writing, and film as non-degree seeking students. More information on admissions to this program is available here. See you in the classroom!