Private Career Schools
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Private Career Schools
Tuesday - November 26, 2013
Opportunity to Comment on Proposed Changes to Private Career School Rules
Friday - October 25, 2013
Private Career School New School Application Workshop November 4, 2013
Tuesday - October 1, 2013
Private Career Schools Advisory Committee Meeting October 4, 2013
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The Private Career School office licenses private career schools and provides educational leadership, technical assistance, training, and support to over 235 private career schools in Oregon. These schools instruct students in career fields as diverse as computer technology, cosmetology, health care, real estate and business. Private career school programs provide opportunities for students who have a very specific career focus. Students beyond high school who enroll in private career schools should feel confident that they will receive the preparation they need for productive careers.
Effective December 5, 2013, the Private Career Schools Licensing Unit will physically move into the office of the Higher Education Coordinating Commission (HECC). The office is located at 775 Court St. NE, Salem, OR 97301.
Please address all correspondence and payments to the Higher Education Coordinating Commission (HECC).
Important changes are coming to the PCS Unit. Read the updated newsletter
Beginning with the May 2013 renewal packet mailings (July 2013 due date), schools were provided an update on several new items; School catalog requirements; Instructional Design Model; Reporting Student Completion and Placement Data; and Resetting Renewal Dates.
The document can be viewed here
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Use this online tool to search Private Career School programs.
Attending a Private Career School
Private career school programs provide opportunities for students who have a very specific career focus.
Information for Cosmetology Students, Schools, Instructors, and on Continuing Education.
Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to the most frequently asked questions about Private Career Schools.
This page contains information for Private Career School students about licensing boards.
Opening a Private Career School
The Private Career School office licenses private career schools and provides educational leadership, technical assistance, training, and support to over 235 schools.
Resources and Newly Released Items for Private Career Schools. New information added as it becomes available.
Request a copy of your transcript from a closed Private Career School.
Private Career Schools - Forms
Student Transcripts from a Closed Private Career School
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