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SOUTHERN EDUCATION CENTER

Ocean County College in Manahawkin

The SEC in Manahawkin is a satellite site of OCC. Avoid the tolls: Complete coursework towards a degree and take full advantage of OCC services without ever traveling further north!

Degrees
You can take coursework towards any OCC degree at the SEC. Degrees in Liberal Arts or General Studies (with concentrations in business, humanities, science, and social science) can be completed in Manahawkin.

Courses
OCC offers over 100 sections of over 60 different courses. Both day and evening courses are available. Our variety of course offerings ensures that your interests and scheduling needs will be met! You can also access tutoring and library services in Manahawkin to support your success!

Faculty
Many faculty at the SEC teach at both the Manahawkin and Toms River locations, ensuring you the same quality academic experience without the drive.

Registration and Advising
You can receive guidance on your application, course selection, and degree planning at the SEC. Just need to register? Have questions about financial aid? Want to look at transfer options? You can do all of this in Manahawkin! Chances are, if there’s something you need help with, you can do it in Manahawkin. Call with your questions!

Paying for College
SEC can assist you on completing the FAFSA, establish a tuition payment plan, and accept checks and money orders. They can contact the Cashier’s Office, if you choose to pay by credit or debit card, while at their office.

Contact Information

Southern Education Center 
Address: 195 Cedar Bridge Road  Manahawkin, NJ 08050
Phone: 609.978.2077
Email: sec@ocean.edu
Fax: 732.255.0525

Monday-Thursday:
8:00 a.m. -6:30 p.m.

Friday:
8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

(Hours subject to change for holidays and semester breaks.)

Summer Classes Near LBI

Working on “the island” during the summer? The SEC in Manahawkin is only a ten minute drive across the bridge, making it easy to take a summer course here and get ahead quickly!