Korean – Online Microcredentials

Learn how to speak Korean

Korean is spoken by over 80 million people worldwide. Oregon State University offers online microcredentials in both introductory and intermediate Korean, so you can gain the language skills you need to engage more respectfully in global business and travel.

With these courses, you’ll learn the logical components of Korean, with a focus on reading, writing, listening, speaking, colloquial expressions and cultural exploration — giving you a comprehensive understanding of this unique language.


Introductory Korean (12 credits)

Intermediate Korean (12 credits)

Prerequisite courses

Some courses within Oregon State's online microcredential offerings may require you to complete prerequisites in order to enroll. Before applying, it's important to understand the timing and schedule for when microcredential courses are offered, including any prerequisite courses.

Please contact the program lead for more details or connect with the Ecampus enrollment services team to learn more.


The in-demand skills you’ll develop in the Introductory Korean microcredential and Intermediate Korean microcredential will give you what you need to stand out and level up in your career.

  • Listening and speaking at TOPIK Level 1 & 2
  • Reading at TOPIK Level 1 & 2
  • Writing at TOPIK Level 1 & 2

Explore more Korean course sequences

Oregon State offers a variety of course sequences in Korean online that can help you fulfill language course prerequisites at OSU or another institution. These additional courses feature high levels of engagement and interactivity with OSU faculty and fellow students, so you can boost your language proficiency.

Placement testing

Already have experience with Korean? You can bypass entry level courses by taking a placement test. More information is available on the College of Liberal Arts website.


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