Oregon Tech graduates gain a high return-on-investment in their education. These are Oregon Tech's numbers.

Arts and Sciences

Degree Success
Employed 57%
Continuing Education 19%

Median Graduate Salary

N/A*

*Less than 5 reported salaries

Program Information

Coursework for Applied Mathematics is intended to provide a solid foundation of mathematical theory and a broad selection of applied work both in and outside mathematics and across many fields. Graduates with a B.S. in Applied Mathematics work for such organizations as pharmaceutical companies (doing statistical analysis, or modelling the behavior of developing drugs using differential equations), insurance companies (as actuaries), publishing companies (as editors of technical publications), government agencies (like the National Security Agency), and public schools and colleges.

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Degree Success
Employed 68%
Continuing Education 26%

Median Graduate Salary

$30,291

Program Information

Coursework for Applied Mathematics is intended to provide a solid foundation of mathematical theory and a broad selection of applied work both in and outside mathematics and across many fields. Graduates with a B.S. in Applied Mathematics work for such organizations as pharmaceutical companies (doing statistical analysis, or modelling the behavior of developing drugs using differential equations), insurance companies (as actuaries), publishing companies (as editors of technical publications), government agencies (like the National Security Agency), and public schools and colleges.

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Degree Success
Employed 52%
Continuing Education 39%

Median Graduate Salary

N/A*

*Graduates of this program typically continue on to an advanced degree program, some while working, therefore making graduate salaries difficult to calculate.

Program Information

Biology-Health Sciences is similar to a pre-med major at other universities. The program provides an intensive course of study in the basic sciences, social sciences, communication, and mathematics to prepare students for entry into professional programs.

Graduates of this program have found careers as family practitioners ($208,000/year), pharmacists ($126,120/year), physical therapists ($87,930/year) and many more medical professions. Salary data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Oregon, May 2018.

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Degree Success
Employed 81%
Continuing Education 13%

Median Graduate Salary

N/A*

*Less than 5 reported salaries

Program Information

All professions seek people with solid and transferable communication skills. Oregon Tech’s Communication Studies program allows students flexibility in designing a program that fits their life and career goals in any field. Students choose core courses and electives from areas such as technical, organizational, and interpersonal communication.

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Degree Success
Employed 100%
Median Graduate Salary $33,949

Program Information

In Environmental Sciences, students combine their interest in science and math with a knack for problem solving to help study and manage the Earth’s natural resources and ecology. Students learn how to use state-of-the-art instruments to analyze environmental problems while conducting field work in stunning natural habitats surrounding the Klamath Basin.

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Computer Systems Engineering

Degree Success
Employed 92%
Median Graduate Salary $60,000

Program Information

The Embedded Systems program prepares students with the skills demanded by real-world industrial applications on diverse products like interactive multimedia, printers, medical equipment, avionics equipment, kitchen appliances, cell phones, and automotive engine management units.

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Degree Success
Employed 88%
Continuing Education 13%
Median Graduate Salary $64,000

Program Information

Students in Computer Engineering Technology learn computer systems along with the traditional aspects of applied engineering. The major is often referred to as "hardware." This program actually prepares students to apply both hardware and software systems to computer applications in numerous fields.

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Degree Success
Employed 93%
Median Graduate Salary $69,500

Program Information

Software Engineering Technology prepares graduates to participate in all aspects of software production across a wide range of industries. Our program starts with a foundation of fundamental programming skills. We then add key skills such as GUI development, database design, operating systems, and networks. Our program also includes two year-long development projects so that by the time students graduate, they have already participated in significant projects similar to what they will work on in their career.

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Electrical and Renewable Engineering Technology

Degree Success
Employed 89%
Continuing Education 5%
Median Graduate Salary $64,000

Program Information

The Electrical Engineering program is concerned with theory, concepts, and practices of applied electrical and electronics engineering by applying math, science, and engineering principles to engineering problems. Electrical engineering provides the most diverse career opportunities in the engineering field.

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Degree Success
Employed 100%
Median Graduate Salary N/A*

*Less than 5 reported salaries

Program Information

Electronics Engineering Technology is concerned with the theory, concepts, and practice of applied electronics engineering. Graduates of the program fulfill a wide range of functions within industry, typically assuming positions such as component and system design, test engineering, product engineering, field engineering, manufacturing engineering, sales or market engineering, quality control engineering, and other similar roles.

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Degree Success
Employed 88%
Continuing Education 10%
Median Graduate Salary $65,000

Program Information

Renewable Energy Engineering students learn how to harness the energy of renewable resources such as wind, sunlight, biomass, geothermal heat, and hydrological resources. The curriculum prepares graduates for engineering careers in the growing energy and renewable energy sectors. Oregon Tech was the first university in the U.S. to offer its signature REE degree; and now also offers a master’s degree for students wishing to extend their expertise and credentials.

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Degree Success
Employed 90%
Median Graduate Salary $72,000

Program Information

The Master of Science in Renewable Energy Engineering program is designed to prepare graduates to be energy engineering professionals who have advanced knowledge and skills that enable them to assume a broad range of technical leadership roles. The curriculum prepares graduates for engineering careers in the energy sector in general, and the renewable energy industry in particular.

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Health

Degree Success
Employed 83%
Continuing Education 17%
Median Graduate Salary $61,000

Program Information

The Master of Science in Allied Health degree allows students to advance in their professional careers by providing them with advanced skills to conduct research, teach, implement and evaluate programs, or move into management, leadership or administrative positions. Students graduate with exceptional leadership skills they can utilize in their jobs.

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Degree Success
Employed 86%
Continuing Education 7%
Median Graduate Salary $66,500

Program Information

Oregon Tech's Dental Hygiene program provides a unique, holistic approach that combines highly effective professional training with hands-on outreach opportunities. Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate is eligible to apply for examination and state licensure.

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Dental Hygiene degree completion is available online

Degree Success
Employed 97%
Median Graduate Salary $70,000

Program Information

Diagnostic Medical Sonography, also referred to as ultrasound, uses diagnostic medical ultrasound equipment to direct high frequency sound waves into areas of the patient's body to generate an image for the assessment and diagnosis of various medical conditions.

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Diagnostic Medical Sonography degree completion is available online

Degree Success
Employed 97%
Continuing Education 3%
Median Graduate Salary $67,226

Program Information

The degree in Echocardiography, also referred to as cardiac ultrasound, prepares graduates to perform the safe, non-invasive method of obtaining ultrasound images for diagnosis of cardiac pathology in adult and pediatric patient populations.

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Echocardiography degree completion is available online

Degree Success
Employed 90%
Continuing Education 10%
Median Graduate Salary $56,000

Program Information

The EMS and Paramedic program offers a diversified educational experience designed to develop strong field provider skills, as well as management and leadership training, within EMS. Students with the discipline and drive to successfully complete our programs, earn eligibility for both state and national licensing exams, and find employment with leading agencies across the nation.

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Degree Success
Employed 100%
Median Graduate Salary N/A*

*Less than 5 reported salaries

Program Information

Oregon Tech's Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy program prepares graduates to become skilled Marriage and Family Therapists with multicultural competence, expertise in rural mental health care, medical family therapy and substance use disorders and addictions treatment.

In strong collaboration with local child and family service organizations, health care and mental health care providers, the MS MFT program supports and strengthens mental health care and child and family services in the under-served rural areas that are southern Oregon and northern California.

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Degree Success
Employed 100%
Median Graduate Salary $56,000

Program Information

Medical Laboratory Science prepares graduates for entry into the clinical laboratory science profession. Students complete coursework in areas including clinical chemistry, hematology, transfusion medicine, clinical microbiology, molecular diagnostics, and immunology.

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Degree Success
Employed 91%
Continuing Education 6%
Median Graduate Salary $59,000

Program Information

Nuclear Medicine Technology utilizes radiopharmaceuticals to image physiological processes; similar to an X-ray from the inside-out. It is a major that combines chemistry, physics, mathematics, computer technology, and medicine using radioactivity to construct images of organs and studies physiological processes for diagnostic, therapeutic and research purposes.

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Program Information

The program offered at Oregon Tech is delivered through Oregon Health & Science University’s School of Nursing.

In Oregon Tech’s Pre-Nursing program, students acquire sound clinical judgment and excellent technical skills, while completing all the lower-division requirements necessary to apply to the Oregon Health and Science University’s (OHSU) School of Nursing.

Mean annual earnings of registered nurses were $71,730 in 2018. Salary data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Oregon, May 2018.

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Degree Success
Employed 100%
Median Graduate Salary N/A*

Less than 5 reported salaries

Program Information

The associate's degree in Polysomnographic Technology program is a great option for freshman as well as health care professionals looking for specialized training in sleep technology or for those investigating careers with an interest in the health care arena. Registered sleep technologists are in high demand across the country and can command high starting salaries.

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Degree Success
Employed 57%
Continuing Education 26%
Median Graduate Salary N/A*

*Less than 5 reported salaries

Program Information

The Population Health Management program has an academic foundation in medical sociology, which is the formal investigation of social and structural determinants of health. The social science approach to population health signifies an incorporation of the cultural, political, and environmental aspects of health.

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Degree Success
Employed 94%
Continuing Education 3%
Median Graduate Salary $55,560

Program Information

Oregon Tech's Dental Hygiene program provides a unique, holistic approach that combines highly effective professional training with hands-on outreach opportunities. Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate is eligible to apply for examination and state licensure.

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Radiologic Science degree completion is available online

Degree Success
Employed 98%
Continuing Education 2%
Median Graduate Salary $65,000

Program Information

Oregon Tech's Dental Hygiene program provides a unique, holistic approach that combines highly effective professional training with hands-on outreach opportunities. Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate is eligible to apply for examination and state licensure.

Learn More about Respiratory Care

Respiratory Care degree completion is available online

Degree Success
Employed 96%
Continuing Education 4%
Median Graduate Salary $74,880

Program Information

The Vascular Technology program at Oregon Tech trains students to use ultrasound and other tests to discover and diagnose diseases of the vascular system – the heart and the blood vessels by which blood is pumped and circulated throughout the body. Vascular Technologists work in clinical settings where they obtain images of a patient’s blood vessels using banks of computers and probes that work like video cameras.

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Vascular Technology degree completion is available online

Business Management

Degree Success
Employed 81%
Continuing Education 13%
Median Graduate Salary $46,000

Program Information

Accounting students gain skills with computerized accounting applications and are trained in the principles of tax, financial and cost accounting. The curriculum is designed to prepare graduates to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exams

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Degree Success
Employed 100%
Median Graduate Salary N/A*

*Less than 5 reported salaries

Program Information

Business Management provides students with a technology infused array of paths to build the right business tool box to meet their professional goals. Coursework in the business programs builds upon a robust fundamental core of courses including management, marketing, accounting, finance, information technology, economics, ethics, globalization, business law, and business presentations.

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Degree Success
Employed 100%
Median Graduate Salary $48,000

Program Information

Marketing students focus on developing robust marketing strategies through hands-on, real-world marketing projects. Graduates find employment in management, advertising, research, consulting, distribution, sales, or entrepreneurial enterprises.

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Degree Success
Employed 83%
Median Graduate Salary $58,000

Program Information

Health Care Management prepares graduates for a variety of career options in the rapidly growing healthcare industry where health service managers are in high demand. Students learn the knowledge and skills necessary to become an effective manager of health systems and operations and are prepared to assume managerial positions in hospitals, medical clinics and medical practices.

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Degree Success
Employed 95%
Median Graduate Salary $56,000

Program Information

Health Informatics is the study and application of designing and using emerging information technologies with the goal of helping providers and patients access and utilize key information in both clinical and business management. Health Informatics is an evolving specialization that utilizes information technology, communications and healthcare to improve the quality and safety of patient care. Students are prepared for careers in information technology and as computing specialists in the health care field.

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Health Informatics is also available Online

Degree Success
Employed 92%
Median Graduate Salary $55,000

Program Information

The Information Technology program prepares graduates for a variety of career options as an IT professional. Students learn the fundamental skills needed for all the major disciplines within the IT field, including: networking, server administration, programming, databases, information security, and systems analysis. The IT program also allows students to specialize their skills in one or more "focus areas" by taking additional advanced courses on specific topics.

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Information Technology is also available Online

Degree Success
Employed 87%
Continuing Education 4%
Median Graduate Salary $55,000

Program Information

Operations Management coordinates equipment, materials, human capital and information across businesses to profitably deliver for customers. It ensures operational performance is efficient, effective and continually improving. Operations professionals blend the art and science of management through creativity, people skills, analytics and application of technology.

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Operations Management is also available Online

Degree Success
Employed 82%
Continuing Education 9%
Median Graduate Salary $50,000

Program Information

Technology and Management builds on a core of career and technical education courses, and adds management, information technology, and general education courses for a combination of technical skills with professional skills. Technology and Management provides opportunities for graduates to move into supervisory and management positions which have a growing need for technical professionals who can contribute to and lead innovation in processes, strategies, products, and services.

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Technology and Management is also available Online

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Degree Success
Employed 92%
Median Graduate Salary $61,500

Program Information

Manufacturing engineers combine technology and management principles to design facilities, machinery and processes that meet business goals. They must understand the theory and applications of computer aided design and manufacturing (CAD & CAM), computer simulation, robotics, electrical and fluid power, motion control, integrated control systems, machine design, facilities design, tool design and process analysis and design.

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Degree Success
Employed 96%
Continuing Education 1%
Median Graduate Salary $65,000

Program Information

Mechanical Engineering majors learn the theory and application of mechanical design and the process of developing a product that can improve society. Mechanical Engineering graduates obtain a working knowledge of core engineering disciplines including mechanics, dynamics, fluid mechanics, thermal science, and materials science. Mechanical engineering is one of the broadest engineering disciplines, so graduates have a wide range of career options from which to choose.

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Degree Success
Employed 94%
Median Graduate Salary $58,000

Program Information

Mechanical Engineering Technology graduates work in many industries, and their work varies by industry and function. Some specialize in energy systems; applied mechanics, automotive design, manufacturing, materials, plant engineering and maintenance, pressure vessels and piping; and heating, refrigeration and air-conditioning systems.

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Other Engineering

Degree Success
Employed 96%
Continuing Education 2%
Median Graduate Salary $60,000

Program Information

Civil Engineering students explore many facets of the profession, including structural, environmental, transportation, and geotechnical engineering. Civil engineering focuses on responsible planning, design, construction, and maintenance of the nation's infrastructure. Oregon Tech's freshman-to-master's Civil Engineering degree program, the first such program in the Pacific Northwest, equips students to meet industry needs identified by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

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Degree Success
Employed 100%
Median Graduate Salary $59,000

Program Information

The freshman-to-master's MSCE degree at Oregon Tech, in addition to the traditional post-baccalaureate master's degree, is a practice-focused graduate degree, which equips students to meet industry needs identified by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). The degree has both project and thesis options and offers courses in water resources, structural, transportation, environmental, and geotechnical areas. This unique pairing of degrees prepares future professionals for industry specific careers.

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Degree Success
Employed 100%
Median Graduate Salary N/A*

*Less than 5 reported salaries

Program Information

Geographic Information Systems is a systematic approach to the management, analysis, and display of geographic information. Students graduating from this course of study understand how to manipulate geographically based data in order to solve geospatial problems.

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Degree Success
Employed 100%
Median Graduate Salary $53,820

Program Information

Surveying offers a nationally recognized professional degree program that prepares students for employment within the Geomatics profession and licensure as a Professional Land Surveyor (PLS). Field laboratory experiences integrated throughout the curriculum provide practical skills and offer extensive opportunities to prepare students to work in teams using state-of-the-art technology.

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Alumna, Class of 2016

I have my dream job. . . . I get to work on multibillion dollar design-build projects, where I optimize design of roadways to help the company win jobs, and I wouldn’t want to do anything different!

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Additional Notes:

Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding
N/A= not reported, or not available due to small sample size

Methodology

Data are derived from a comprehensive survey of graduates, approximately six months post-graduation. Graduate outcomes were sought from 1,524 graduates with a 44% survey response rate and a 73% knowledge rate (includes outcomes reported by faculty outreach and LinkedIn information). These data are a rolling average of verified classes of 2017, 2018, and 2019. More information regarding the data used is available from Oregon Tech's Career Services