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Ocean County College in Manahawkin

Complete coursework towards a degree closer to home! The Southern Education Center (SEC) in Manahawkin is an off-campus site of OCC. We’re dedicated to bringing a quality education closer to you.  Many of the faculty members at the SEC also teach at the Toms River locations, ensuring you receive the same quality academic experience. Course offerings at the SEC are growing to accommodate your interests and needs. Additionally, the SEC provides all of the academic and student services available on the Toms River campus.

students walking into the Southern Education Center

Kean Ocean Instant Decision Days

Stop by the SEC during one of our Instant Decision Days (IDD) for a non-binding IDD to get you on the right track for Spring or Fall 2020 transfer!

  • Thursday, November 21 • 4:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 11 • 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

RSVP by calling us at 732-255-0400 ext. 679 or emailing Walks-ins are welcome during these times.

Visit the SEC Happenings page for more events!


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.

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!

Fall 2019 Courses

Course CodeCourse NameDay of the WeekTime
ACCT-161Princ. of Account. 1Mon./Wed.11:00 am
ARTS-205Modern ArtMon./Wed.8:00 am
BIOL-131Anatomy &Phys. II + LabThursday5:00 pm
BUSN-134Princ. of MarketingWednesday6:30 pm
CRIM-254Constitutional Law & Rules of EvidenceWednesday6:30 pm
ENGL-153Creative WritingTues./Thurs.12:30 pm
MATH-265Calculus ITues./Thurs.2:00 pm
PHIL-192Ethical IssuesTues./Thurs.9:30 am
PSYC-273Adolescent PsychologyTues./Thurs.11:00 am
SPAN-151Elementary Spanish ITues./Thurs.2:00 pm

SEC Services

Contact Information

Southern Education Center 
Address: 195 Cedar Bridge Road  Manahawkin, NJ 08050
Phone: 609.978.2077
Fax: 732.255.0525

SEC Hours


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

8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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

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