Mission Statement

Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech), Oregon’s public polytechnic university, offers innovative, professionally-focused undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the areas of engineering, health, business, technology, and applied arts and sciences. To foster student and graduate success, the university provides a hands-on, project-based learning environment and emphasizes innovation, scholarship, and applied research. With a commitment to diversity and leadership development, Oregon Tech offers statewide educational opportunities and technical expertise to meet current and emerging needs of Oregonians as well as other national and international constituents.

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The mission statement was approved by the Oregon Tech Board of Trustees on May 30, 2019 and reviewed by the Higher Education Coordinating Commission on August 8, 2019.