Education and Research Specialization Criteria (Qualifying Specialization)


Education and Research Industry Specialization for individuals focuses on delivering a powerful combination of technology and comprehensive, preintegrated business applications, including key functionality built specifically for the Education and Research industry.

This specialization highlights Oracle's leading position providing the Education and Research industry with complete, integrated, market-leading solutions that enable higher education and research institutions to adapt to the changing needs and demands of all their constituents-students, faculty, researchers, staff, graduates and alumni, governance bodies, and the extended community of supporters and stakeholders. Only Oracle delivers the most comprehensive, adaptable solutions to meet the needs of small institutions as well as large, multi-location, and online university systems. These solutions empower Education and Research companies to maximize profitability. Education and Research Industry Specialization recognizes that partners have demonstrated their ability to draw from Oracle's portfolio of software and hardware solutions to solve unique education and research needs.

To apply for the Education and Research Industry Specialization, partners must have and maintain in good standing two product specializations.

Specialization Resources

Business Criteria
Active OPN Membership at the Gold Level or above
References from Customers in this Industry
Transactions with Customers in this Industry *
Prerequisite Specializations**

Education and Research Industry Specialist ***


*U.S. and Canada: Partners in the U.S. and Canada may be eligible for some Oracle PartnerNetwork membership benefits identified above (excluding Specialization Benefits and Tools) based on criteria that include revenue amounts, numbers of transactions, or numbers of customer references. Achievement of such criteria will be based only on transactions with commercial customers. Transactions with public sector entities will not be included in the determination of eligibility for such benefits. Public sector entities include any government, legislature or decision making body, judiciary, court, instrumentality, department, or agency at any level (national, state, city, local, municipal or otherwise); entities managed, controlled or majority owned by government interests; public organizations or foundations of any kind (including political parties, political organizations, or political candidates); and any public international organization, such as, but not limited to, the International Red Cross, United Nations, or the World Bank; and public utilities, public higher education, public K-12 schools, or public healthcare business entities. Availability of Specialization Benefits and Tools is subject to the OPN Policies.

**To apply for this Industry Specialization, partners must have and maintain in good standing any two product specializations from Oracle Database, Applications, Middleware and/or Server & Storage Systems product portfolio. Click here for detailed information on criteria validation.

***Industry specializations count towards the requirements to have 20 Specializations to reach Diamond; however they do not count as Advanced Specializations. Advanced Specializations require 50 or more Certified Implementations Specialists that are proctored exams recognized by Oracle University.

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