Do you love to travel? Do you have a heart for great customer service and enjoy working with people in a fast-paced, busy airport or travel office? If so, the OCC Career Advantage programs in Airline Travel Careers may be your ticket! Our programs include flight attendant training, and if you prefer to be grounded, a program to prepare you for a career in airline travel management. Whichever program you choose, you will experience hands-on learning both in the classroom and outside it at the nearby John Wayne International Airport. Whether your dream is to take to the skies or take off as a manager or travel career specialist, you can take your first steps at OCC – read on to learn more.

A sampling of courses for these careers

  • Cultural Tourism
  • Aviation Management
  • Homeland Security 
  • Computer Reservation Systems – SABRE
  • Enhancing Guest Service
  • Leadership and Strategic Management


Did you know?

Employment of flight attendants is projected to grow 10 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations,
according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Program Details

Complete one of our certificate programs, and you'll be well-prepared to enter a career in airline travels. Or earn an associate degree for even greater advancement opportunities.

View all program details in course catalog

Airline Travel Management

Prepare for a position at all levels of corporate and retail aviation, including flight attendant, ground operations, airport management, guest service agents and other airline careers. 

Flight Attendant and Airline Travel Careers

Prepare for a highly competitive career as a flight attendant, or as a customer service agent in the airline and travel industry.

Flight Attendant and Airline Travel Careers

Complete the Flight Attendant and Airline Travel Careers Certificate of Achievement and the Associate in Science graduation requirements to earn an associate degree. This program prepares you for a highly competitive career as a flight attendant, or as a customer service agent in the airline and travel industry. View program detail in course catalog.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Complete our certificate program to launch a career as a travel specialist

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Complete a certificate of achievement or earn an associate degree to prepare for a career at sea.

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Did you know?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, people who have a certificate as
their highest level of education earned, on average, 20 percent more than
those whose highest education level is a high school diploma.

Our Team

Katie Ottoson
Katie Ottoson, M.S.
Counselor, CTE and
Career Services
Andrea Lane
Andrea Lane
Counselor, Hospitality Programs