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Adult Degree


In Corban’s Adult Degree Programs, you will learn from knowledgeable full time working adults who are just like you. Your instructors are professionals in their fields and bring to the classroom hands-on solutions for your current and future work experiences.

Program Chairs

Alan Bittel -

Program Chair of Family Studies major
MPA, University of Southern California



Adjunct Instructors



Ray Horn - MBA, City University; Retired Human Resource Specialist, Boeing

Shawn Hussey - Ph.D., Capella University; Asst. Professor, Business, Corban University

Dan McAuley - M.S., Western Oregon University; Retired Director of Special Services Department, Oregon City School District

Patricia Nicholson - MBA, George Fox University; Retired Agent/Owner/Insurance Executive, State Farm Insurance

Alan Scharn - MBA, George Fox University; Asst. Professor, Criminal Justice, Corban University

Chuck Schreiner - M.S.M., Multnomah Seminary; retired Director of Distance Education, Multnomah University Seminary

Gary Taylor - M.Div., Western Seminary;
Pastor, Calvary Community Church

Pam Teschner - Ph.D., Oregon State University; Former Director of Operations, Oregon Dept. of Community Colleges & Workforce Development; Assessment Director, Corban University

Marianne Wallace – M.S., California State University, Los Angeles; Past Director of Nursing Asst Program and Health Science Instructor, Center for Advance learning & Nursing Inst, Mt. Hood Community College

Charlie Benitez - M.S.W., Portland State University; Retired Dir. of Migrant Education, O.D.E.

Carl Chica - M.S., California State University;
Pastor of Family Life Ministries, Salem Heights Church

Ann Gibson - M.A., National University; Curriculum Specialist, University of California, Davis 

Stephanie Husk – M.S.W., Portland State University;
Director, Corban University Counseling Services

Michael Patterson - M.A., Liberty University; Ph.D. (ABD), Trinity Theological University, Executive Director, Emmaus Christian Counseling Center

Dawn-Semone Rudkin - M.A., George Fox University; Former Mental Health Specialist, Marion County Psychiatric Crisis Center

Laurie Smith - M.S., Western Oregon University; Assistant Professor of Psychology, Corban University

Chris Vetter - Ph.D. Gonzaga University, Assoc. Provost, Corban University

Perry Webb - Th. M., Dallas Theological Seminary;
Pastoral Staff, New Harvest Fellowship

Rob Wiggins - Ph.D., Oregon State University;
Dean of Student Development/Registrar, Western Seminary

David Wood - M.A., MFT Marriage & Family Therapist