Academics

Empower Your Future.

Learn new skills, launch a brilliant career, build a better life. At Oakton Community College, the future is yours to create.

Whatever your goal, we’ll help you achieve it. From continuing education classes to transfer-friendly associate degrees, we offer hundreds of programs that will propel you to the next level. Our signature combination of real-world learning and a focus on your specific needs provides the platform for you to confidently take your next steps.

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Areas of Interest

Discover a field of study that ignites your passion. Each of our eight areas of interest offers an array of certificates, degrees and opportunities. Looking for something in particular? Browse all programs.

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STEM

Prepare for a career in science, technology, engineering, math or health care—some of today’s hottest fields.

Learn about STEM Options

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Online Learning

Go to class without leaving home—at any time of day or night. Online options range from stand-alone classes to certificate and degree programs.

Discover Online Programs

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Early College

Get a head start on your college career while you’re still in high school! We offer several ways to earn college credit ahead of schedule.

Start College Now

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Special Programs

Spend a semester in Peru, join an honor society, or immerse yourself in the study of diversity. We offer many ways to enhance your education.

Explore the Options

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Continuing Education

Explore hundreds of classes in everything from writing and photography to certification for health care professionals.

Browse Noncredit Offerings

More Resources

At Oakton, we’ve got your back. From academic advising and tutoring to transfer services and career coaching, we offer everything you need to succeed.

Academic Calendar

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