Orange Coast College Career Advantage prepares students for some of the fastest-growing jobs in California! With marketable skills for high-demand jobs, OCC graduates are sought after to fill critical positions in California's growing economy.

At OCC you know you are getting a great education. Ranked number one in Southern California by EDsmart.org, Orange Coast College excels at bringing practical and technical education to a wide variety of diverse students. Step into a good-paying job with the skills you need for a great-paying career. Career Advantage graduates acquire the skills and credentials needed to earn middle-class wages.

CAREER AND PROGRAM CLUSTERS

Orange Coast Career Advantage offers programs within 13 career clusters.
Career Clusters are groups of jobs and career paths that are included within the same broad field of work or industry sector.
Agriculture and Natural Resources
EDUCATION, CHILDCARE AND FAMILY SERVICES
ENERGY, ENVIRONMENT & UTILITIES
ENGINEERING & ARCHITECTURE
FASHION & INTERIOR DESIGN
INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
MANUFACTURING & PRODUCT DESIGN
Message from State Senator Dave Min

 

"OCC's career and technical education programs where students receive rigorous and hands-on educational opportunties that prepare them for tomorrow's jobs."

 

—Dave Min, California's State Senator

Our Team

Katie Ottoson
Katie Ottoson, M.S.
Counselor, Career Education and
Career Services
Tom Choe
Tom Choe
Counselor, Consumer Health
and Science Programs
Andrea Lane
Andrea Lane
Counselor, Hospitality Programs
Caryn Plum
Caryn Plum
Counselor, Allied Health Careers
Cindy Voss
Cindy Voss
Counselor, Technology Programs