Career & Technical Education Division

Career Education

Your Future. Now.

Oxnard College Career Education Division oversees 12 different departments with 25 programs in current and emerging professions.

With a wide range of disciplines in various areas of interest -- Hands-On Techology, Public Safety, Business & Innovation, Education, and Visual and Performing Arts -- the Career Education programs prepare students to immediately enter the job market with our Certificate Program and A.A. degrees or continue their academic path toward transferring to a University.

Each program offers a sequence of courses that provide students with the academic knowledge and applied hands-on training and technology required to step into a variety of careers in high demand, whether it is an Addictive Disorders Counselor, Auto Technician, Cybersecurity Analyst, or Firefighter to name a few professions.  Your career starts here at Oxnard College!

  • male student wearing COVID mask and baseball cap working on auto body project
    Auto Body
    Auto Body follows strict COVID-19 protocol to continue delivering hands-on training to students.
  • exterior of Oxnard College Fire Truck with logo
    Fire Academy
    The Fire Academy offers Fire Technology, EMT, and Lifeguard programs for CTE students.
  • female Culinary student in uniform standing in foreground to Bistro kitchen.
    Culinary & Restaurant Management and Hospitality
    The Culinary & Restaurant Management and Hospitality program offers students the experience to assist with catered events at Oxnard College as well as the Bistro -- a student run cafe & eatery.
  • photo of dental hygiene workstations
    Dental Assisting & Dental Hygiene
    The Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene programs provide students with state of the art technology and current training practices to align with dental offices everywhere.
  • Professor Lynch leading a lecture for Computer Networking students
    Computer Networking & Information Technology
    The Computer Networking & Information Technology ensures students are prepared to step into positions in Cybersecurity, Information Analyst, IT helpdesk, and various careers within CNIT.