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Division of Extended Programs

Credit Overlay


About the Credit Overlay Program


Credit Overlay at Western Oregon University is an outreach program designed to support and facilitate professional development and career advancement for educators and educational professionals in our region.


Program offerings focus on:

  • Supporting educators and educational professionals in advancing in their careers.
  • Learning experiences related to workshops or conferences hosted at WOU.
  • Other opportunities aligned with our mission and goals.


Courses are offered as either:

  • Graduate courses (numbered 638).
  • Professional development courses (numbered 805).
  • No undergraduate credit overlay courses will be offered in 2015.


Fall 2014 and Winter 2015 tuition for these courses is $50 per credit.



Resources for Credit Overlay Instructors


If you are interested in setting up credit overlay, please review the proposal standards; required documents for approval are:

    1. Course proposal form.
    2. Current syllabus.
    3. Current resume of instructor.


Useful forms and resources

Course Proposal Form


Course Proposal Standards/Rubric


Graduate Grading System


School District Request for 3rd Party Billing


Credit Overlay must be requested no later than three weeks prior to the event.


Division of Extended Programs (DEP)
Phone: 503.838.8483 or 1.800.451.5767 V/TTY | e-mail:

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