✓ Accelerated, weekends-only schedule.
✓ Fridays 5:30 to 8:15 pm + Saturdays 9 am to 11:45 am
✓ Financial Aid and scholarships are available
Earn a degree in a high-demand field
This degree helps you develop the critical knowledge and vital skills you will need in this challenging environment and will allow you to go directly into professions in law enforcement, corrections, the judiciary, private security and juvenile offender settings. If you are already working in the field, this degree can help advance your career. View the Criminal Justice course schedule.
Median Salary - $69,551.00
Projected Growth +4%
Key business principles along with real world applications -- an excellent place to begin your dynamic career in business. This degree can provide you with the highly-valued business knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in a variety of entry-level positions in business. View the Business Administration course schedule.
Median Salary - $50,525
Projected Growth +8%
You will learn to create a nurturing, safe classroom where every child thrives. You will study how children develop and how to plan age-appropriate activities that foster their development. This program will prepare you to work as an assistant or head teacher in a program working with children from birth to Grade 2, as a teaching assistant in a public school, Head Start, family child care provider or nanny. View the Early Childhood course schedule.
Median Salary - $28,042.00
Projected Growth +9%
This program provides students with the 350 hours of education and training required by the NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) to receive a credential as an alcoholism and substance abuse counselor. Through our program, you’ll learn problem-solving, critical thinking and listening skills that help set you apart from the pack. View the Alcohol & Substance Abuse Counseling course schedule.
Keep going and earn a Bachelor’s Degree
A high quality, SUNY education in downtown Syracuse
Our partnership with SUNY Oswego allows for seamless transfer into their blended format B.S. in Business Administration. The program is offered through a combination of online and in-person classes at Oswego’s Syracuse campus in Clinton Square. Visit www.oswego.edu/syracuse and learn more about how you can continue to earn and learn right where you live.
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You can afford it!
Every student in the Weekend College program is eligible for a special scholarship! They're awarded on a first come, first serve basis. All you have to do is sign up!
OCC is already very affordable and we’re here to help maximize your savings even more with financial aid.
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From application to job - we're here to help every step of the way.
✓ Student Success Navigator
— ready to help at a moment's notice.
✓ Job Placement Specialists
— our Career Services office is ready to help you turn that new degree into a new job!