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Whether you’re looking to launch a career in the tech industry, change the world by educating the next generation, or simply cook something classier than mac and cheese, Oakton has a course perfectly suited to your needs. Of course, maybe your goal is something entirely different. Whatever your goals, we have the resources to help you achieve them. Start here.

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In today’s high-pressure world, you need an education that prepares you to face the future with both skills and practical know-how. That’s why Oakton’s 80 areas of study teach not only theories, but also how to apply them. Our stellar faculty combine impressive academic credentials with real-world experience. Whether your focus is business or science, sociology or nursing, an Oakton education will prepare you for a relevant—and successful—future.

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Take a quick look at what our students are up to and how our alumni are succeeding. Or get to know our ingenious faculty and staff.

Student Profile

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According to Courtland Nicholas, what you wear is an expression of who you are.

Alumni Profile

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As a student, Jake Harris cofounded Students for Social Justice and lobbied to bring fair trade coffee to Oakton’s cafeterias.

Faculty Profile

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When she’s not on stage, Veronda Carey acts up with her speech and theater students.

Staff Profile

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How does someone go from majoring in creative writing to becoming an academic advisor? Ask Lyttleton Callender.