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About Oregon Tech

Oregon Institute of Technology serves students and employers in the Portland metropolitan area by offering university degree programs at the Oregon Tech Portland-Metro Campus (in Wilsonville) and the Willow Creek Center (WCC) in Beaverton. Oregon Tech’s high-demand BS and MS degrees are accessible to traditional full-time students, community college transfer students, working professionals, and busy adults by offering day, evening, weekend, hybrid, and online courses.


The Oregon Tech Portland-Metro Campus is designed to provide an industry-focused, urban university experience at the heart of “Silicon Forest.” Our mission is to serve students and employees by educating a highly trained and globally competitive workforce in engineering, technology, management, and health sciences.

Oregon Tech faculty and advisors are devoted to educating globally competitive graduates in a challenging and supportive professional environment. An Oregon Tech degree at the Portland-Metro Campus blends theory and real-world practice in well-equipped laboratories and project-based courses. Industry Advisory Boards help guide the curriculum of our programs, resulting in high-demand and rigorous degrees with a strong focus on professional practice, projects, and professional skills.

At Oregon Tech Portland-Metro, students can:

  • Transfer up to 120 applicable credits from a community college, or other accredited college, depending on courses taken and degree desired.
  • Earn up to 45 credits of “Credit for Prior Learning” (varies by program) through–
    1. Credit by Examination: Challenge courses where you have working knowledge of the subject.
    2. Credit by Portfolio: Demonstrate mastery of course outcomes through documentation.
    3. Military course credit through accredited evaluation.
  • Enjoy small student-to-faculty ratio in the classroom (14:1 student to professor).
  • Expect industry-experienced faculty to teach classes.
  • Pay public tuition rates and receive full student assistance services.
  • Expect to become highly desirable employees.
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The Oregon Tech degree programs offered at the Portland-Metro Campus are included under the institutional accreditation by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, the same agency that accredits all other public Oregon universities. Additionally, ABET accredits our engineering (ABET-EAC) and engineering technology (ABET-TAC) programs. Engineering and engineering technology programs offered at Oregon Tech Portland-Metro list their respective ABET accreditation status on their website and catalog page.

Oregon Tech Portland-Metro offers twelve Bachelor of Science degree programs, one Bachelor of Applied Science, one Associate of Applied Science, and two Master of Science programs. Oregon Tech also provides unique general education courses that complement a foundation of general education courses offered by community colleges and other educational institutions in the region.

All programs are offered in cooperation with other public Oregon universities and area community colleges. While most courses are offered at the main Oregon Tech Portland-Metro Campus (in Wilsonville), some programs are also offered on the Portland Westside (Beaverton) to better serve Silicon Forest business and working professional students in the Hillsboro and Beaverton area.

A schedule of degree-related courses for Oregon Tech Portland-Metro is published on the Oregon Tech website about six weeks prior to each term. Information can be obtained through the Oregon Tech Portland-Metro administrative office or accessed online.