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Higher Education and Career Path Skills & Personal Financial Education: Oregon’s Newest Diploma Requirements

Personal Financial Education Requirements and Higher Education and Career Path Skills Requirement

With the passage of Senate Bill 3, beginning with the class of 2027, the Oregon diploma requirements will include 0.5 credit in Personal Financial Education and 0.5 credit in Higher Education and Career Path Skills. Visit the Overview to learn more about these new requirements.

Opportunities to Provide Feedback

The public comment period for Personal Financial Education Requirements and Higher Education and Career Path Skills standards has closed. Stay tuned for future engagement opportunities!

If you have any questions, please contact ODE.StateGraduationRequirements@ode.oregon.gov

The updated law requires:

  • 0.5 credits of higher education and career path skills, and
  • 0.5 credits of personal financial education

as part of the 24 credit requirements for a high school diploma.
Districts must ensure that students who will be awarded high school diplomas on or after January 1, 2027​, are able to satisfy these credit requirements.

Report by Oregon Kitchen Table (rev. 6/21/24)​

The resources in the following group have been curated by ODE content specialists and Oregon educators to supplement materials that districts may use to meet the new requirements.

Materials in groups are free and openly-licensed, but have not been evaluated by ODE. As ODE develops criteria for ​Higher Education and Career Path Skills and Personal Financial Education instructional materials, resources will be evaluated for quality and added to a collection. ​
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ODE will be hosting three informational webinars for district and public charter school leaders. 

Webinars will be recorded and shared on this webpage.

Please review the w​ebinar invitation​ for more information. To register, please select a session below: