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Present Duties

The mission of the Office of Degree Authorization is to assist Oregon students and their families in attaining a post-secondary education and to enhance the value, integrity, and diversity of college programs offered in Oregon.

The office works to ensure the quality of degrees and certificates offered by private degree-granting colleges in Oregon and out-of-state public and private degree-granting colleges; evaluate requests to start new post-secondary degree programs in Oregon or offer academic programs for college credit to Oregon citizens from outside the state; protect existing degree programs offered by private colleges from detrimental duplication by publicly-funded institutions and protect Oregonians from fraudulent use of substandard academic credentials and from “degree mills” offering fraudulent degrees.


Contact Information

Mailing Address: 775 Court St. NE, Salem 97301
Telephone: 503-373-0072
Fax: 503-378-8395
Contact: Jennifer Diallo, Director
Location Map: by Yahoo! Maps

Legal and Legislative Information

Statutory Authority: ORS 348.594 - 348.615
Budget Analysis (pdf) - by Legislative Fiscal Office
Audit Reports - select agency from menu

Records, Publications and General Information

Records Retention Schedule - a list of the public records kept at the agency
State Library Publications - a link to the Oregon State Library Catalog