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What is Extension?

OSU Extension provides practical, research-based knowledge to improve lives and communities. County educators, together with district, area and state specialists, address local needs and serve Oklahomans. OSU Extension is also a great place to start or continue a career. Check out the benefits of working for OSU.

Education Everywhere For Everyone

Extension educators plan, deliver and evaluate programs in agriculture, family and consumer sciences, 4-H youth development and community and rural development. OSU Extension primarily employs those with degrees in agriculture, natural resources, family and consumer sciences, and other related fields.

Why should you choose Extension?

Alexis Graham enironmental portrait.

Alexis Graham

4-H Development Educator

Paul Beck, Extension specialist for beef nutrition, speaks to a group of Wheat Field Days participants in a tent.

Paul Beck

Beef Nutrition Extension Specialist

Brian Whitacre talks with donors for the WiFi Hupsot program at rural libraries in Oklahoma.

JJ Jones

Extension Area Economics Specialist

Heather Winn portrait.

Heather Winn

Extension Educator

Extension Employee BenefitsBeing a part of Extension means being a part of OSU. Take advantage of the many benefits and opportunities that are offered to OSU employees.

Working at OSU

Our state-of-the-art facilities and beautiful campus — combined with our talented, friendly Cowboy family — make OSU a great place to work,

You Belong At OSU

Paid Leave

OSU employees receive 13 paid holidays annually and accumulate paid sick and annual leave on a monthly basis.

Holiday & Leave Benefits

Retirement Benefits

OSU offers a variety of retirement benefits that are available immediately upon hire.

Retirement Benefits

Employee Tuition & Fee Waiver

Full-time faculty and staff may receive a waiver of half the tuition on courses and a waiver of specified fees if they enroll in OSU courses.

Tuition & Fee Waiver

Dependent Tuition Waiver

The dependent children of OSU employees are eligible to receive a 100% undergraduate student resident tuition waiver for courses.
Dependent Tuition Waiver

Public Service Loan Forgiveness

If you are employed by OSU, you might be eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
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