Thursday, June 2, 2011
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
No info provided at USG website. Contact info gathered from WICHE http://wcet.wiche.edu/wcet/docs/state-approval/FinalStateApprovalRegulationsforDistanceEducationAStarterListRevised.pdf and from FL Commission for Independent Education website: http://www.fldoe.org/cie/
The Commission for Independent Education has statutory responsibilities in matters relating to nonpublic, postsecondary, educational institutions. In keeping with the Florida Department of Education's goal of producing a seamless educational system, some of these functions include consumer protection, program improvement, institutional policies and administration, data management, and the licensure of independent schools, colleges and universities.
Florida Department of Education
Commission for Independent Education
325 W. Gaines St, Suite 1414
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400
Phone: (850) 245-3200
Fax: (850) 245-3233
Office of Degree Authorization
1500 Valley River Drive
Eugene, OR 97401
Application required - SEE THE WEBSITE: http://www.osac.state.or.us/oda/online_program_approval.html
Thank you for seeking approval to offer an online degree program to students in Oregon.
The Office of Degree Authorization is committed to:
· Ensuring access to quality online higher education for Oregon students
· Protecting Oregon students from substandard and fraudulent degree providers
· Protecting Oregon citizens from users of substandard or fraudulent credentials
Online degree programs may be exempt from state authorization if an ODA review determines that the degree offered is valid for use in Oregon, and that the program does not have any assistance in the state of Oregon, as defined by Oregon Administrative Rule 583-030-0015(23).In order to determine if the institution is exempt from state authorization, submission of an Initial Approval Request form (available at the website) is required.