High School Transition Program

This winter, Oregon Tech is inviting high school students to join us in getting a head start on their college careers in a largely remote term. Contact us to schedule an advising appointment via Zoom and to register for classes.

Registration opens on November 16th, so act fast to make sure there are still seats remaining in the classes that interest you. Don't see a class that you want to take? Explore the full list of classes by using the course search tool. Remember that we can only extend the HST tuition discount to classes that are not highlighted as online.


Students wishing to enroll in HST courses must:

  1. Be classified as a high school student.
  2. Be at least 14 years of age.
  3. Enroll in 100 or 200* level on campus courses (online coursework is not encouraged).
  4. Meet the prerequisite requirements for desired courses. Prerequisites can be met through coursework or Placement Testing.
  5. Pass the placement test to register for courses in math or writing.

* 200 level WRI courses require Communication Department approval prior to registration.



High School Transition students can take up to eight credits per term at a reduced tuition rate of $25 per credit. Students who are eligible for free/reduced lunches at their high school are eligible to receive a tuition waiver. Eligible students must complete a Grant Waiver request. Please keep in mind, due to the reduced tuition there are no refunds for HST courses.

Pursue Your Goals

In Classes at Oregon Tech this fall that will help you get a head start in a wide variety of degree programs.

January 4 - March 18

Principles of Macro Economics (ECO 202)
Thursdays 3:00 - 5:50 PM
3 credits

Students are introduced to the economic problem, including topics in gross domestic product, monetary policy, fiscal policy, macro equilibrium, inflation, and supply and demand.

Introduction to Film (HUM 235)
Tuesdays & Thursdays 12-2:50 PM
4 credits

An introduction to film history and appreciation. Students will engage in with film across periods, genres, and national traditions to develop their understanding and analysis of the art of cinema. 

Psychology (PSY 201)
Mondays 3:00 - 5:50 PM
3 credits

Introduction to the principles and applications of psychology. Topics include scientific methodology, learning, memory, cognition, and intelligence.


Explore your interests

In classes that introduce you to hands-on degree programs at Oregon Tech

Introduction to Medical Imaging (MIT 103)
Mondays 3:00 - 5:50 PM
3 credits

Orientation to the art and science of medical imaging. History and development of radiological science, diagnostic medical sonography, vascular technology, nuclear medicine technology, medical ethics, healthcare industry, related professional organizations, and regulatory agencies.

Medical Sociology (SOC 225)
Mondays 10:00 AM - 12:50 PM
3 credits

Introduction to medical sociology, and social-epidemiological research, covering social causes and consequences of health and illness, the practitioner and patient relationship, health behavior and health care organization. 

Registration opens on November 16th! Contact Josh Jones to schedule an advising appointment and to register for classes. Don't see any classes that fit your schedule? Take a look at the academic calendar to see when next term starts!