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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 programs’ curriculum, application requirements and deadlines, and financial aid.
The open house will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. on July 25 at the Graduate & Research Center, 650 SW Columbia Street in Bend.
Admissions representatives and program faculty will be available to meet with prospective students.
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.
OSU-Cascades’ graduate teaching and counseling programs are nationally accredited.
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 yearly join fellow students for 10-day residences of writing workshops, lectures and seminars.
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 three graduate programs include computer science, energy systems engineering, kinesiology, hospitality management, and tourism, recreation and adventure leadership. The campus expanded to a four-year university in 2015; its new campus opened in 2016.