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Online and Continuing Education
Laura Brener, Director

Adult Degree Program

The Adult Degree Program, administered by the Division of Continuing Education, provides an opportunity for working adults to obtain a Linfield bachelor’s degree.  Students may earn majors in Accounting, Business Information Systems, International Business, Management, and Marketing.   An RN to BSN program is open to registered nurses with active RN licenses.  All required courses in the accounting, management, and nursing majors are online.  Weekend and evening courses are offered in Bend, McMinnville, Portland, and Salem.  There are advisors to assist students with course planning.   Courses are scheduled fall, winter, spring, and summer.  Class schedules can be obtained upon request from the DCE office (x2447) and online at

Summer Field-Based Courses

DCE offers a variety of field-based courses for credit.  Some require two days of classroom work and five days of travel.  Every other summer a course to a destination outside of the United States is scheduled to fulfill the study abroad requirement for International Business majors.

Summer Session

Summer Session at Linfield, administered through the Division of Continuing Education, is a ten-week term.  Many of the courses offered meet Linfield Curriculum requirements and many are offered online.   The summer class schedule is available in April.  On-campus students need advisor approval to register for DCE classes.  Contact the DCE office (x2447) for more information.