Enrollment in technical programs are up at Portland State University and Oregon State University.
Universities and Oregon technology companies have been working for years to increase interest in technical programs, aiming to provide workers for the state’s tech industry. Some of those efforts are apparently bearing fruit, with student interest up sharply.
Enrollment in PSU’s electrical engineering and computer science program is up 22 percent in the past two years; at Oregon State, enrollment is up 30 percent in the same period.
Read more at OregonLive.com.