Why Should I Study Abroad?

Almost anyone who has spent time studying in another country will say that it was one of the most impactful experiences of their life. OC is passionate about offering many ways to explore the world while also focusing on your education. Students who study abroad gain:

  • An increased sense of independence, confidence, courage and personal strength.
  • Cultural sensitivity and global awareness.
  • Better communication skills.
  • Opportunities to increase career outlooks through communications across cultures and networking internationally.

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Study Abroad in France

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Study Abroad in France

Want to learn the French perspective on Marketing, International Business, Supply Chain or Finance? Attend a webinar Jan. 23 or 26 to learn about Rennes School of Business, which offers opportunities for OC students to complete their bachelor’s degree in Business in France in one year after completing an associate degree. Tuition costs are typically lower than in the US and is FAFSA eligible for qualified students. Courses are taught in English.

They offer two-week summer program with scholarships from the French embassy focused on sustainable business as well.

If you are looking for a long study abroad experience, OC partnered with 16 two-year colleges in Washington State to design study abroad programs specifically for community college students with the goal to offer programs that fit their degree programs and schedules  at a lower cost than they might find at a four-year institution.  This consortium is called The Washington State Community College Consortium for Study Abroad (WCCCSA).

OC is pleased to bring your the following programs through this partnership:

  • Costa Rica
  • Australia / New Zealand
  • Japan
  • London, England
  • Berlin, Germany

To learn more, visit the WCCCSA website. 

WCCCSA Website

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