Grad School

OSU-Cascades to hold fall open house for graduate counseling, teaching, writing programs

Oct 02, 2017

Individuals interested in seeking a master’s degree in teaching, counseling or creative writing at Oregon State University – Cascades are invited to attend an open house to learn about the graduate programs’ curriculum, application requirements and deadlines, and financial aid.

The open house will take place on Saturday, Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Graduate & Research Center at 650 S.W. Columbia Ave. in Bend.

Admissions representatives, program faculty, academic advisors and current students will be available to meet with prospective students.

OSU-Cascades’ graduate teaching and counseling programs are nationally accredited.

The teaching program offers initial licensure at the elementary or secondary levels, with endorsements in elementary multiple subjects, and in middle and high school language arts, social studies, math or science.

The graduate counseling program offers options in school counseling and clinical mental health counseling. Students graduate with course requirements fulfilled for state licensing and national certification.

The MFA in Creative Writing is a low-residency program that incorporates instruction in the craft and profession of creative writing. Students embark on a long-distance and individualized course of study with a faculty mentor, and twice a year join fellow students for intensive 10-day residences of writing workshops, lectures and seminars.

To register visit or contact or 541-322-3118.

About OSU-Cascades: Oregon State University’s campus in Bend, Ore., features outstanding faculty in degree programs that reflect Central Oregon’s vibrant economy and abundant natural resources. Nearly 20 undergraduate majors, 30 minors and options, and four graduate programs include computer science, energy systems engineering, kinesiology, hospitality management, and tourism, recreation and adventure leadership. The branch campus expanded to a four-year university in 2015; its new campus opened in 2016.