High School Transition Program

This Spring at Oregon Tech high school students have the opportunity to explore their interests in STEM fields with exciting classes at the Portland Metro campus in Wilsonville. Contact us to schedule an advising appointment and to register for classes. Registration opens on February 27, so act fast to make sure there are still seats remaining in the classes that interest you. Explore the full list of classes by using the course search tool. 


Students wishing to enroll in HST courses must

1. Be at least 14 years of age.
2. Be classified as a high school student.
3. Meet prerequisite requirements for desired courses
4. Pass a placement test to register for courses in math or writing.
5. Attend an advising meeting at Oregon Tech.



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 Spring that will help you get a head start in a wide variety of degree programs

March 30 - June 12

Public Speaking (SPE 111)

Tuesdays 6:00 - 9:50 PM
3 credits

Students learn effective public speaking with an emphasis on content, organization, and speaker adjustments to various situations.

Microeconomics (ECO 201)
Thursdays 3:00 - 5:50 PM
3 credits
Students are introduced to the economic problem, including topics in scarcity, consumer choice, supply and demand, elasticity, cost and pricing theory, and theory of market structures. Prerequisite of College Algebra (MATH 111) 

Registration opens on February 27th! 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!

Explore Your Interests

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

Introduction to Emergency Medical Services (EMS 115)
Tuesdays 1:00 - 3:20 PM
3 credits

Introduces the fundamentals of an emergency medical services system, history, and professional roles and responsibilities. Discusses medical/legal and ethical issues, research and evidence based practice.
Introduction to Programming in C# (MIS 118)
Thursdays 6:00 - 9:50 PM
4 credits

Students are introduced to basic computer programming concepts in the C# programming language. Topics include algorithms, simple data types, conditional and iterative structures, functions and procedures, and code documentation. Prerequisite: College Algebra (MATH 111) 

Introduction to PC Hardware and Software (MIS 145)
Tuesdays 6:00 - 9:50 PM
3 credits

An introduction to PC hardware and software that prepares students to work as an entry-level PC technician. The course covers topics including: PC system components, peripheral devices, data storage, networking, printing, mobile devices, operating system installation and management, file management, basic data security, and troubleshooting process.

Josh Jones

Josh Jones, Educational Partnership Coordinator

 Room 212