Start on my 4-year degree

OCC has transfer agreements with nearly 50 higher education institutions, including dual admission agreements with Cazenovia College, Le Moyne College, SUNY Oswego, SUNY Potsdam, St. John Fisher, and Syracuse University. You're in good company. 58% of OCC students plan to transfer to a 4-year school when they graduate.

 "I’m so glad I came here. It gave me a head start on life. If I went to a four-year university I would have been lost. This was perfect for me."
- Deynaba Farah '15

Get a job ASAP

The demand for a skilled, trained workforce in many industries has never been higher. OCC has 2-year degrees and 1-year certificates designed primarily for entry into the workforce upon completion. Many of these credits will transfer into a higher degree program.

 "It was wonderful to learn not only in the classroom, but to able to go out and apply it."
- Kyle Armstrong '14

Natural + Applied Sciences

Transfer Programs

 "It’s very difficult to get into the nuclear industry. They are always looking for someone with a bachelor’s or master’s. To have a two-year program that gets you in is outstanding."
- Steve Einbinder '15

Visual, Performing + Applied Arts

Transfer Programs

 "I loved the faculty. If I needed anything I could go to their offices and get helped immediately. They all had so much professional and life experience and always had answers."
- Alena Cerro '15

Career Programs

Humanities + Social Sciences

 "I didn’t understand the true value of an education – that education can take you places. But I realized what an education can do you for you, both at a community college and beyond."
- Ashlee Hines '11

Want a friendly face to help you explore your options?

Our recruitment specialists are here to help!


Chuck Wilbur
(315) 498-2164
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Paula Bernardoni
(315) 498-2723
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Flagan Prince
(315) 498-7244
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Dean Tzivanis
OPC Recruitment Specialist
(315) 498-2222
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Wendy Ornoski
Wendy Ornoski
Technical Specialist
(315) 498-2989
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