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Welcome to OSU Extension

Time limit: 30 days


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Intended Audience

Welcome to OSU Extension is designed for new OSU Extension employees to introduce them to the agency.  

Time Requirements

  • 90 minutes total
  • The course is divided into 4 modules which can be completed at your own pace.
  • Each module should take approximately 15 minutes to complete.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to

  • Recognize the individuals who give leadership to OSU Extension and the organizational structure.
  • Recall the three arms of the Land-Grant University System.
  • Identify the legislation that established the land-grant and cooperative extension systems.
  • Recognize the important milestones of  OSU Extension history.
  • Identify the types of programs in each program area.
  • Recognize the acronyms of Cooperative Extension and OSU.
  • Use the principles of the  Extension Workers' Creed.

Teaching Method

This is an asynchronous, self-paced, course.  You will watch videos, engage in interactive learning activities, and take a quiz.  


  • Greetings from the Leadership
  • Exploring our History
  • Extension Programs Overview
  • The Extension Professional's Creed

Completing the Course

  • To complete the course, you must access all pages and earn 80% on the course assessment.
  • You must submit the Course Evaluation.
  • Once you have completed the course, you can print a certificate of completion. 



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