Academics

Academics

Your Career Choices Are Vast at OCC

Classes at OCC can prepare you for a successful career in dozens of high-demand fields, whether you join the workforce after graduating or continue your education at a four-year school. Choose from about 100 certificates and degree programs, listed below. You can also search for programs by career categories.

And we offer convenience. With work, family and other responsibilities, we understand that you are busier than ever. This is why we’ve designed degrees and certificates that can be each achieved 100% online. Flexible scheduling. Choices in electives. Build a course plan that’s uniquely focused on you and your career journey.

In addition to our credit programs, we offer Occupational Training programs designed to be completed in six months or less, preparing you for a career in a high-paying field such as supply chain logistics, advanced manufacturing and healthcare. 

Degree & Certificate Programs

Program  Program Type
Associate in Applied Science Associate in Applied Science
Associate in Arts Associate in Arts
Associate in Business Administration Associate in Business Administration
Associate in General Studies Associate in General Studies
Associate in Science Associate in Applied Science
Automobile Servicing Associate in Applied Science
Automobile Servicing  Certificate
Baking and Pastry Arts Certificate
Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting Associate in Business Administration
Business Administration with a Concentration in International Business Associate in Business Administration
CAD - Computer Aided Engineering Associate in Applied Science
CAD - Product Design Associate in Applied Science
CAD - Vehicle Design Associate in Applied Science
CAD - Level 1 Fundamental Certificate of Achievement
CAD - Level II Intermediate Certificate
CIS - Programs  
CIS - CISCO Internetworking  Certificate of Achievement
CIS - Cybersecurity Associate in Applied Science
CIS - Cybersecurity Certificate
CIS - Data Science Certificate
CIS - Information Technology Support Associate in Applied Science
CIS - Information Technology Support Certificate
CIS - Software Engineering Associate in Applied Science
CIS - Software Engineering Certificate
CIS - Web Designer Certificate
Collision Auto Repair - Non-Structural Repair Technology  Certificate
Collision Auto Repair - Paint and Refinish Technology Certificate
Collision Auto Repair - Body Repair Technician Assistant Certificate of Achievement
Collision Auto Repair - Detailer/Painter Assistant  Certificate of Achievement
Construction Management  Associate in Applied Science
Construction Management Certificate
Construction Management Professional Associate in Applied Science
Criminal Justice - Generalist Associate in Applied Science
Criminal Justice - Homeland Security & Emergency Management Associate in Applied Science
Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Associate in Applied Science
Culinary Studies Institute  
Culinary Arts  Associate in Applied Science
Dental Hygiene Associate in Applied Science
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Associate in Applied Science
Digital Media Communications Certificate
Early Childhood Education Associate in Applied Science
Early Childhood Education Administrator  Certificate of Achievement
Early Childhood Education Lead Infant and Toddler Teacher Certificate of Achievement
Early Childhood Education Lead Preschool Teacher Certificate of Achievement
Early Childhood Education Lead School Age Teacher Site Supervisor Certificate of Achievement
Emergency Medical Services Associate in Applied Science
Emergency Medical Services  Certificate of Achievement
Emergency Medical Services  - Paramedic  Certificate
Fire Fighter Technology Associate in Applied Science
General Accounting Certificate 
Graphic Design Associate in Applied Science
Health Science  
Health Care Administration Associate in Applied Science
Health Care Administration Certificate
HVAC/R - Heating Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technician Associate in Applied Science
HVAC/R - Air Conditioning Certificate
HVAC/R - Heating  Certificate
HVAC/R - Refrigeration Certificate
Industrial Technology Technological Apprentice/Skilled Trades Associate in Applied Science
Interior Design Associate in Applied Science
Library Services and Technology Associate in Applied Science
Library Services and Technology Certificate
Machine Tool Technology Associate in Applied Science
Machine Tool Technology Certificate
Management Development - Business Management Associate in Applied Science
Management Development - Hospitality Associate in Applied Science
Medical Assisting  Certificate
Medical Insurance Coding and Billing  Certificate of Achievement
Medical Office Administrative Procedures  Certificate of Achievement
Phlebotomy Certificate of Achievement
Mental Health/Social Work Associate in Applied Science
Mental Health Pre-Social Work - Addiction Studies Certificate of Achievement
Nursing Associate in Applied Science
Nursing Transition LPN to ADN Track Associate in Applied Science
Oakland Dispatch Academy Certificate of Achievement
Oakland Fire Academy Certificate
Oakland Police Academy Certificate
Paralegal Associate in Applied Science
Paralegal - Post-Bachelor Degree Professional Paralegal  Certificate
Phlebotomy Certificate of Achievement
Photographic Technology Associate in Applied Science
Photographic Technology  Certificate
Pre-Engineering  Associate in Applied Science
Radiologic Technology Associate in Applied Science
Respiratory Therapy Associate in Applied Science
Robotics/Automated Systems Technology Associate in Applied Science
Robotics/Automated Systems Technology Certificate
Robotics/Automated Systems Technology Programmable Controllers  Certificate of Achievement
Sign Language Interpreter Associate in Applied Science
Skilled Trades  
Supply Chain Management Associate in Applied Science
Surgical Technology Associate in Applied Science
Technological Sciences Associate in Applied Science
Transfer Studies  Certificate
Welding/Fabrication Technology - Level 1 Fundamentals Certificate of Achievement
Welding/Fabrication Technology - Level 2 Intermediate Certificate

Contact Information & Service Hours

Counseling main line: (248) 341-2270

Auburn Hills Campus
2nd Floor B Building
Email a Counselor @ Auburn Hills
Fax (248) 232-4355

Highland Lakes Campus
2nd Floor of Woodland Hall
Email a Counselor @ Highland Lakes
Fax: (248) 942-3055

Orchard Ridge Campus
1st Floor of M Building
Email a Counselor @ Orchard Ridge
Fax: (248) 522-3696

Royal Oak Campus 
1st Floor of B Building
Email a Counselor @ Royal Oak
Fax: (248) 246-2455

Southfield Campus
2nd Floor of A Building
Email a Counselor @ Southfield 
Fax: (248) 233-2740

Service Hours

  • Monday, Thursday & Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm (Onsite & Virtual Services)
  • Tuesday & Wednesday: 8:30am - 5pm (Onsite & Virtual Services) 
    • 5:00 - 7:00pm (Virtual)
  • Saturday (see dates below): 8:30am - 12:30pm (Virtual Services Only)
    • First two Saturdays in January & September
    • Entire months of July, August & December