Oakland County Blog

Oakland Community College: Oakland County College Connections

With five campuses throughout the county, over 100 degree and certificate programs, university transfer degrees in business, science, and the liberal arts, Oakland Community College (OCC) has extensive offerings for its students. OCC provides a quality, affordable higher education opportunity to the community and is committed to enhancing the quality of life, health, and safety in Oakland County through their Combined Regional Emergency Services Training (CREST) center.

For years, OCC has been known for offering a caring environment, excellent instructors, smaller classes, and educational options that meet the needs of the community. Extra-curricular activities are offered at all five campuses giving students additional opportunities for networking, career growth, building friendships, overall student success, and more. More than one million students have enrolled since it opened in 1965.

Take a look at our video to see why OCC might be the perfect place to achieve your education and career goals.

OCC’s specialized training and programs are designed to prepare students for successful careers in various high-demand fields. As a result, many OCC students become contributing members of the local economy. Businesses utilize OCC programs to develop a highly skilled workforce and provide job retraining, while community members can experience a variety of personal enrichment classes.

OCC, along with Oakland County Department of Economic Development & Community Affairs, Oakland Schools, and Oakland County Michigan Works!, is sponsoring Manufacturing Day in Oakland County. On Friday, October 6th, students from OCC and other area schools will be traveling to over 30 leading manufacturers in the region for a firsthand look at their operations during National Manufacturing Day. The purpose of the day-long event is to encourage students to consider a career in manufacturing and skilled trades. Visit the Manufacturing Day website and follow along on October 6th using #MfgOak, #MfgDay17, and #OaklandCounty.

For more information, visit the OCC website and follow along with them on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, WordPress, YouTube and Flickr using #OCCollege and #WhyOCC.


For the latest Oakland County news and events, visit our website and follow along with us on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and LinkedIn using #OaklandCounty.