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A. A. S. Degree Programs

Oakton offers a wide range of vocational and technical courses designed for students wanting to upgrade their job skills or seeking short-term programs to prepare for immediate entry into the work force. Students can complete formal, two-year programs (A.A.S. degrees), earn certificates, or select only those courses that would be useful for their career goals.

Note that A.A.S. degrees and career certificates typically do not transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Though some career courses and programs may transfer to particular colleges, students who plan on transferring should check out Oakton's transfer programs and/or make an appointment with an advisor to discuss transfer options.

Please note that several of the following A.A.S. degree programs also offer various certifcate programs.

Accounting
Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology
Applied Business
Architectural Technology
Automotive Service Excellence*
Automotive Technology (Apprenticeship)*
Computer Applications for Business
Computer Information Systems
Computer Networking and Systems
Early Childhood Education
Education
Electronics and Computer Technology
Facilities Management and Engineering
Financial Services
Fire Science Technology
Global Business Studies
Graphic Design
  Health Information Technology**
Horticultural Therapy
Human Services
Law Enforcement
Management and Supervision
Manufacturing Technology
Marketing Management
Mechanical Design/CAD
Medical Laboratory Technology**
Nursing, Associate Degree**
Nursing, Basic Nurse Assistant Training
Pharmacy Technician
Physical Therapist Assistant**
Radio Frequency Idenitification
Real Estate
Substance Abuse Counseling

*Requires interview with and consent of program chair.
**Limited admission health career program. See the department Web site or contact the Enrollment Center for more information.

Advising and Counseling office

Des Plaines campus
Room 1860
1600 E. Golf Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016
847.635.1700

Hours
Monday - Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Skokie campus
Room A100
7701 N. Lincoln Avenue
Skokie, IL 60077
847.635.1400

Hours
Monday - Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

For information,
Contact Us.