Learn in Portland

The Portland + Online experience

Oregon State University is expanding its presence in Portland, and that means expanded opportunities to meet the needs of people like you. Not only do you have access to OSU-signature programs and courses online through nationally ranked Oregon State Ecampus and OSU Professional and Continuing Education, but now you also can engage face-to-face with and learn alongside OSU faculty, students and staff – right in your backyard in downtown PDX.

Pioneer Square is OSU's new home

The doors to OSU Portland in Pioneer Square will open in August. The center will be home to innovative learning experiences that complement the expertise of OSU's top-ranked online programs, including student work groups, student support services, professional development opportunities and more.

Professional development courses

Craft Cidery Startup Workshop

Equip yourself with the knowledge and skills to launch or expand your own successful cider business in this one-of-a-kind program that connects you with craft industry entrepreneurs and leaders. Join us June 10-14 for essential guidance on planning, marketing and distribution, ingredient sourcing and recipe development. Learn more »

Oregon Authentic Leadership Development

Build essential leadership skills for yourself or your organization in this three-day workshop (Oct. 31-Nov. 2) featuring Bend-based management expert Dean Newlund. This accelerated program focuses on leadership essentials – effective communications, timely coaching and values-driven leadership – that fuel successful organizations. Learn more »

Introduction to Distilled Spirits

If you appreciate fine whiskey, bourbon, tequila, vodka, gin and liqueurs, this two-day workshop (June 30-July 1) sheds new light on the distinctive flavors and aromas of distilled spirits. Led by OSU’s renowned distilling expert, Paul Hughes, this program is ideal for craft industry professionals, distributors as well as home distillers. Learn more »

Credit programs and classes


Earn your Oregon State MBA in a hybrid (online and in-person) format that brings the College of Business' expertise to Portland. Choose from specialized tracks in business analytics, innovation management, organizational leadership, and supply chain and logistics management. Learn more »

Business administration (B.A./B.S.)

Oregon State's business administration bachelor's program will prepare you for success in a highly competitive global business environment. This in-demand, AACSB-accredited program is led by faculty with ample experience in innovation, entrepreneurship and experiential learning. Learn more »

Human development and family sciences (B.S.)

This program provides the current knowledge, practical skills and hands-on experience you need to excel in a field dedicated to improving the human condition by helping people access resources and advocating for changes in the systems that affect the lives of those in need. Learn more »

Psychology (B.A./B.S.)

Gain a deep understanding of human thought and behavior while developing important career and personal skills by earning your psychology bachelor's degree. This program focuses on the science of behavior and mental processes from both a basic and applied point of view. Learn more »


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