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In a world of limitless knowledge, it can be difficult to know where to start. Luckily we’re here to help.

Academic Program

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In today’s worldwide economy, business practitioners need a global perspective.
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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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No one expected Jesus Vallejo to achieve great things until one day he decided he would study hard and transform his life.

Alumni Profile

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Who knew the sound of saws could spark such excitement? Andrea Skrzypek recalls the day she found “her people.”

Faculty Profile

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Most people would rather go to the dentist than speak in public. Robert Gynn, professor of speech and theater, makes the process a lot less painful.

Staff Profile

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