Human Services

Human Services

You love to help. Now gain the skills to answer your calling

From an award-winning culinary arts program to hospitality services to critical law enforcement and public safety training, start helping others through a rewarding and empowering career path in human services at Oakland Community College. Here, you will gain hands-on, real-world training, valuable theoretical knowledge and inspiration from veteran instructors on our campuses across Oakland County.

Always in good taste

If you love to create amazing food or host amazing events, apply to Oakland Community College’s Culinary Arts or Hospitality Management program. Earn a degree accredited by the American Culinary Federation and taught by faculty who are experienced industry professionals. Learn through hands-on cooking and
baking course work, cost analysis, menu development, and event planning. Test your skills in local and national food competitions and be a part of our award-winning Ice Carving Team.

Join the growing ranks

Did you know the majority of first responders in Oakland County receive their training at OCC’s CREST facility in Auburn Hills? Help those who need help the most. Consider a career in criminal justice, firefighting, police, emergency medical services or Homeland Security.

Get Started

Earn a rewarding career by starting one of OCC’s excellent career pathway programs:



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