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Credit Overlay for Students

Western offers credit overlay for education programs from a variety of sources. We recognize excellent educational programs offering WOU approved online and onsite courses. If you need classes to renew your license, for your own professional development, or to take as an elective, the credit overlay option is an excellent opportunity.

You can receive college credit (only $50 per credit) for courses or training sessions offered through our credit overlay program.

Your school district, agency, or business - Local school districts and professional organizations offer many classes specific to their organization and often arrange to offer university credit for these classes.

Online companies providing online courses with WOU credit:

Sports Management Worldwide


Sports Management Worldwide’s intensive training is strictly for those individuals wanting to enhance their chances of gaining job placement in professional sports management. SMWW can assist you with sports jobs & sports careers in a variety of sports including hockey, soccer, football, basketball, baseball, motorsports, soccer, cricket, rugby, lacrosse mixed martial arts, track and field, and more."

SMWW offers a variety of sports job training programs with quality sports career education, along with professional sports skills. Here's how:

  • Select from the classes listed Winter & Spring 2013.
  • Register first with SMWW by going to their website and selecting the APPLY NOW button, complete the online form and then select the course you want to register for.
  • Then register directly with Western Oregon University to obtain college credit for your Sports Management Worldwide course using this registration form.

Approved Classes offered by Sports Management Worldwide WINTER & SPRING 2013


CE Credits Online

Welcome to Western Oregon University where you can get university credit in conjunction with CE Credits Online classes.

CE Credits Online is a nationwide provider of online professional development for K-12 teachers and administrators at a great price. Courses can be accessed at anytime, worked on at your convenience and are easy to navigate to ensure you have the very best online learning experience.

CE Online

How can you get started??? Simply sign up through CE Credits Online

Click on the CE Credits Online link above or select a class below and link to the Oregon classes where you can read about the classes and print a syllabus.

Approved Classes offered by CE Credits Online WINTER & SPRING 2013


Credit Overlay, what kind of credit is this?

This is University-approved credit, at either the undergraduate (course numbers 100-499) or graduate (600-699) level. Depending on your advisor and your program of study, these credits can apply as electives or substitute for required courses. Please contact your college advisor prior to registering for the class to determine how these credits may apply to your course of study.

Quarter or Semester credits? WOU only offers credits based on the quarter system. The conversion is 3 quarter hour credits = 2 semester hour credits. To convert quarter hours to semester hours, divide the quarter hours by 1.5.

To convert from quarter system credits to the European ECTS:  the number of quarter credits divided by 1.5 multiplied by 2 = ECTS

Is Western Oregon University an accredited university?

Who Do I Contact?

For more information on credit overlay classes, call 503 838-8483 or
800 451-5767 and ask for the credit overlay program manager.



Division of Extended Programs (DEP)
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