- 2014 OST Course Catalog
- Sample Enrollment Agreement
- 2012 School Performance Fact Sheet
- 2012 BPPE Annual Report
- Archived Course Catalogs
- Archived School Performance Fact Sheets
Name of Institution: O’Reilly School of Technology,
A Division of O’Reilly Media, Inc.
Address: 1005 Gravenstein Hwy North, Sebastopol, CA 95472
Year Founded: 2007
CEO/Chairman of O’Reilly Media: Timothy F. O’Reilly
President of O’Reilly Media: Laura Baldwin
Executive Director of O’Reilly School of Technology: Debra Woods
Former Executive Director: Scott Gray, 2005-1013
State Approval and E-mail Contact Information:Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
P.O. Box 980818
West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818
Phone: (916) 431-6959
Toll Free: (888) 370-7589
Main Fax: (916) 263-1897
Licensing Fax: (916) 263-1894
Mission and Description
Institution Mission Statement:
At O’Reilly School of Technology, our passion is Learning by Making. OST fosters exploration, learning, and achievement in an environment where students and instructors are partners in discovery. OST provides distance education where theory is put into practice, and students become accomplished builders of technology.
Areas of Special Focus:
Information Technology, Computational Science
Description of Institution:
The O’Reilly School of Technology (OST) offers a diverse array of online courses and Certificates of Professional Development. OST helps students gain the knowledge and skills they need to begin IT careers or propel their existing careers further. Our students work on their own time, at their own pace, with dedicated instructor assistance and feedback.
Student Demographic Profile:
Students generally range between age 25-55, 80% male, 20% female. 88% have attained at least some college, with 69% having achieved at least a bachelor’s degree.
All programs are non-credit professional development.
.NET Programming Certificate
Client-Side Programming Certificate
Database Administration Certificate
Java Programming Certificate
Linux/Unix Systems Administration Certificate
Open Source Programming Certificate
PHP/SQL Programming Certificate
Perl Programming Certificate
Python Programing Certificate
Average Program Tuition/Cost per Credit Hour:
Certificate Program: $1294 – $2388 per program
Individual Courses: $198 – $498 per course
Satisfaction rates of students who completed OST courses in 2012:
- Percentage who responded they had achieved their learning goals: 86%
- Percentage who responded they would recommend the institution to a friend: 92%
- Percentage who responded they were satisfied with their studies: 94%
We value your right to privacy of information. The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) protects the privacy of student records.
O’Reilly School of Technology welcomes all adult learners and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, disability, gender, or sexual orientation in its policies, practices, or procedures involving applicants, learners, faculty, staff, and the public. Please note, however, that OST reserves the right to refuse admission to anyone OST believes does not meet its academic standards.
Admission Requirements and Procedures:
The O’Reilly School of Technology offers professional development certificate programs designed to meet the needs of adult learners. Meeting the admission requirements is an indicator that a learner is qualified to enter and complete the certificate program. However, OST emphasizes that success in completing program requirements is dependent on a learner’s commitment to the educational process.
OST does not accept semester, experiential, or other credits in transfer toward certificate programs for coursework completed at other postsecondary institutions.
For additional information about OST policies and procedures, please contact us.