We believe that career education is essential to Oregon’s and the Northwest Region’s economy and that our schools make an enormously positive contribution allowing thousands of graduates to enter the job market with the valuable skills and education and training attained from attending our member schools.
How we make a difference
NWCC-OR provides a range of valuable services, including:
NWCC-OR works closely with the Higher Education Coordinating Commission (HECC), the Oregon state legislature, government officials and regulatory agencies to advocate for support and development of the state’s private career colleges and schools and the students who attend them.
NWCC-OR has staff, access to legislative lobbyists and a proactive board of directors working to ensure that private career colleges are recognized as an essential component of higher education.
NWCC-OR helps the Oregon career colleges and schools achieve continuing educational excellence.
NWCC-OR is dedicated to promoting career education in Oregon through:
The Oregon Health Authority in Partnership with The Higher Education Coordinating Commission has drafted and published guidelines for Degree-Granting Colleges and Universities. LINK To the […]