Welcome to the School of Business and Social Sciences! Our school is committed to providing an exceptional education that will generate critical thinkers and trained professionals who are ready to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Our faculty are not only experts in their content area, but have a student-centered focus and a true dedication to the development and personal success of their students. We take pride in continually reviewing and reshaping our curriculum to meet the career needs of a fast-paced, increasingly technological and global world.
Within our Business School, housed in the Gateway Building, and our School of Social Sciences, located in Bartlett Hall, we offer a wide array of programs in a diversity of fields including Business Administration, Hospitality, Criminal Justice, Global Studies, and Health and Human Performance. We are also home to nationally-accredited programs including our Addiction Studies Certificate which is the only community college program in New Jersey that is NASAC-accredited. These accreditations confirm the excellence of our programs and assure future employers of the quality education you will receive here at Ocean County College.
Watch a video message regarding remote learning from Dr. Rosann Bar, Dean of the School of Business & Social Sciences
Prepare to transfer to a four-year institution or the workforce. Many of our certificate programs can be built into our degree programs.
Our faculty are not only experts in their content area, but have a student-centered focus and a true dedication to the development and personal success of their students. Our faculty bring years of academic and real-life experience into the classroom
Dr. Rosann Bar
Dean of the School
Our Addictions Counseling Certificate is nationally-accredited and is the only community college program in New Jersey that is accredited by the National Addictions Studies Accreditation Commission (NASAC). This accreditation confirms the excellence of our programs and assures future employers of the quality education students will receive here at Ocean County College.
Our students are eligible for Alpha Beta Gamma (ABG) Business Honor Society; Psi Beta – The National Honor Society in Psychology and The Social Work Honor Society. Students also get hands on experience in our Criminal Justice Lab and Business Lab. We have clubs for a variety of interests, such as the Law Enforcement and Public Safety Club, Entrepreneurial Club, Hospitality Club, Education Club, Social Work Club, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) as well as many more.
Students may explore all of our associate degree and certificate programs and their career paths using Career Coach.