Singapore On List Of Degree Mill By ODA
ODA is the short form of Oregon’s Office of Degree Authorization.
DEGREE mills that churn out ‘graduates’ at the drop of a hat are the sort of dodgy outfits we link with shadier parts of the world, but the problem is a lot closer to home and threatens to harm Singapore’s name as an education centre.
Small as it is, the country appears six times on a list compiled by Oregon’s Office of Degree Authorisation (ODA).
The American state has strict laws regarding the use of qualifications from unaccredited institutions and those dubbed ‘degree mills’ or ‘degree suppliers’. It requires that a person’s business cards, CV and letterhead declare if his degree is from an unaccredited university.
Singapore-linked schools listed on ODA unaccredited degrees list:
Cranston University, Lee Community College, Templeton University, Trident University of Technology, Vancouver University Worldwide, Westmore University