Global Education

Study Abroad


Ocean County College offers exciting Study Abroad opportunities to promote cross cultural understanding and awareness of global perspectives.  All OCC study abroad seminars are led by OCC faculty members and are open to students and the community.   

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World Languages


Ocean County College has expanded its Language online course offerings to include the use of Rosetta Stone technology, the gold standard in language learning. This eLearning solution is designed for beginner to intermediate learners who wish to learn fundamental language skills.

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Global Studies Degree


Ocean County College’s A.A. Degree in Global Studies is an innovative program that offers students an interdisciplinary curriculum designed to enhance their understanding of global society. This program offers a 21st Century skill set necessary for a wide range of careers.

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Center for Peace Genocide and Holocaust Studies


The core mission of the Center for Peace, Genocide, and Holocaust Studies at Ocean County College is to serve the college and community by offering innovative educational programs and events which foster awareness of the Holocaust, genocides, and other crimes against humanity, and which advance ongoing dialogue about the pernicious consequences of  bigotry, ethnic hatred, indifference, and intolerance.

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Center for Middle Eastern Studies


In our age of rapidly growing global connections, understanding the Middle East and North African (MENA) region is vitally important to the education and careers of our students. The mission of Ocean County College's Center for Middle Eastern Studies is to introduce students to a comprehensive student of the region's languages, culture, history, and place in the modern world.

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Middle Eastern Studies Certificate


This Certificate of Proficiency offers the opportunity for students to study the languages, history, and culture of the Middle East in preparation for careers in business, homeland security, global studies or a wide-array of other options.

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