Oregon State University's Professional and Continuing Education accepts various funding sources and payment options.

Business Payment Plans

It's been shown that most employers will financially support employee's pursuit of professional development to ensure skills are kept up to date.

In one study, 33 percent of employers pay for all of their employees' educational costs.

As such, we can accept a wide variety of payment options such as:

  • credit cards
  • checks
  • purchase orders and invoices

If you're an OSU faculty, staff and student, we can accept invoices and department index numbers.

Installment Plan

Our payment plans allow up to three installments per registration. The payments are due by the following dates:
• Installment 1: 25% of Total cost – Due upon registration
• Installment 2: 50% of Total cost – Due by the 1st day of the course
• Installment 3: 25% of Total cost – Due by the 7th day of the course

Download Payment Plan form here


AmeriCorps is a national society program that empowers more than 80,000 American volunteers each year at 20,000 unique sites including:

  • nonprofits
  • schools
  • public agencies
  • and community and faith-based groups across the country

Most volunteers work full-time for about a year, and in return for their time and hard work, volunteers receive a place to live, college tuition assistance, and a living allowance.

Since the program’s founding in 1994, more than 1 million AmeriCorps members have contributed more than 1.4 billion hours in service across America.

Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA)

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) works to improve coordination between and among agencies so that workers and job seekers have more seamless access to a system of high-quality. Find a Worksource Oregon location near you.

  • Career services
  • Education
  • Training through the one-stop service delivery system, known as the American Job Centers
  • Partners


The My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) Scholarship is a Department of Defense workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 of financial assistance to eligible military spouses who are pursuing a license, certification or Associate's degree in a portable career field and occupation.

Regardless of your academic or career background, you can choose from a variety of professional development programs that will help give you the necessary skills needed to stand out and excel in today's competitive global economy.

And with OSU's MyCAA-eligible classes, you can learn online, around your schedule, when it's most convenient for you. Regardless of where you happen to live.

See the full list of MyCAA categories to choose from.