Global Education

Global Education (GLE)

Many of today’s best jobs are at companies and organizations that operate globally. Even if those jobs aren’t your goal, you’re still a citizen of an interconnected world that’s constantly changing and impacting you.

Issues like the coronavirus pandemic, global warming, poverty, human rights, social justice, and women’s rights don’t respect national boundaries. The result? Having at least a basic understanding of the world and its people isn’t optional anymore.

"Eyes Wide Open: Discover the World from Anywhere"

“The world is beautiful, welcoming, and diverse and waiting for students. We want them to know it’s accessible. By introducing our students to different countries and regions, they can see the world is not as scary as they may think but interesting and worth exploring.
” - Director of Global Education Eleonora Bagatelia   Learn more...

Global Education program

Can help you acquire that knowledge through:

We also encourage you to broaden your global skills and perspective by taking foreign language classes. OCC offers classes in the following languages:

Global education is so important that OCC offers an Associate in Arts degree in Global Studies. The interdisciplinary program should be especially appealing if you want to work in government, international organizations, journalism, international consulting, community development, or related areas.