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Become an Instructor

Teach a course with Professional and Continuing Education (PACE)


Teach with us.

As Oregon State University's premier leader in noncredit courses and professional training, Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) partners with university faculty and industry-based affiliates who are experts in their respective fields to create our professional and continuing education courses and custom team trainings.

We invite industry experts to apply to our pool of contracted instructors.  

All courses offered by PACE are vetted and approved by OSU faculty, upholding the university standard of award-winning educational training. 

We'd love to learn more about you

Current OSU Faculty

We are excited to partner with you and expand your curriculum to the noncredit audience. Visit our For Faculty: Develop or Teach a PACE Course page to learn more and get started.

Industry-based Affiliates 

We are delighted by your interest to teach with us. Read below for the steps to become an instructor with OSU PACE.


You won't go it alone.

The OSU PACE team will support you throughout each stage of the development and implementation process as needed.

Our Instructional Design team will finesse your curriculum – from whatever state it is in – and turn it into an accessible, engaging, and eye-catching learning experience. Our Multimedia Production team can help produce quality videos or assets for a polished, branded look and help market your program. Our Enrollment Services team will connect your content with eager learners, supporting learners from enrollment to post-training evaluation. Our Program Managers will walk with you each step to orchestrate your training to its fullest potential.

You can accomplish more with OSU PACE such as:

>  Reaching a wider audience of eager learners
>  Refining your existing materials
Connecting your expertise with an award-winning university

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Steps to Become an Instructor

for industry-based affiliates 




  1. Submit the PACE Instructor Pool Form to introduce yourself and your course materials  
  2. Contacted by a PACE team member for an intake conversation/interview 
  3. Complete a contract with a timeline of your work, intellectual property acknowledgment, and other key details 
  4. Course design and delivery 



Topics of Interest

OSU PACE is committed to meeting the needs of workforce development. To fulfill this mission, we are seeking instructors to develop trainings in the subjects below. Nonetheless, we are welcome course proposals in all subjects. 

✓ Technical skills

✓ Communication

✓ Management

✓ Leadership

✓ Healthcare

✓ Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI)


Explore PACE Services

For Learners

Explore our catalog of courses and certificates to propel your career forward.

For Employers

Explore our custom team training and training consultation – for teams of all sizes.

For Everyone

Explore all the OSU PACE resources, including free webinars and tips for career planning.