Private Career Schools
Teaching and Learning
Private Career Schools
Tuesday - June 10, 2014
Private Career Schools Advisory Committee Meeting
Monday - February 10, 2014
Private Career Schools Licensing Unit Advisory Committee Meeting Schedule
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.
The Private Career Schools Licensing Unit has moved 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 updates from the PCS Unit. Read the January 2014 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
Search Our Programs
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
Private Postsecondary Education - Director
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