As the 7th largest of the 37 BOCES in New York State, Onondaga Cortland Madison BOCES serves 23 districts in Onondaga, Cortland and Madison counties in cooperation with other component districts. This school's educational programs and services are provided with high regard for quality and excellence as it aims to help students succeed in their professional careers.
OCM BOCES offers broad range of programs focused on Adult Education. These include career and technical education, continuing education and workforce development for adults. Career trainings provide students with the opportunity to enhance their skills or learn new skills in the following areas: Cosmetology Careers, Health-Related Occupations, Office Technology, Technical Computer Programs, Trade and Technical Programs. OCM BOCES also caters to business and industry offering customized training in different areas of study designed to address the specific needs of the organization.
Continuing Education, GED, Adult Education Literacy, External Diploma and English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) are the other programs available for adults. These programs are offered with great flexibility to meet the diverse educational needs of the community.
To qualify for the Adult Education Literacy programs, students must be 21 years old and above. GED classes are conducted on campus or in other satellite locations. It may also be taken as an individualized, packet-based program at home to fit the students’ lifestyle and learning pace.
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Onondaga Cortland Madison BOCES by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $10,100. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||95%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||81%||$5,254|
|Receiving Student Loans||72%||$5,993|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Onondaga Cortland Madison BOCES may provide services to students including:
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Student employment
- Helping students find work after graduation
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program
- Accredited by the New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education) (since 1973)
Other Technical Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Onondaga Cortland Madison BOCES.
- Center for Instruction, Technology and Innovation in Mexico, NY (24 miles away)
- Center for Workforce Development at Monroe in Rochester, NY (78 miles away)
- Greater Southern Tier BOCES in Elmira, NY (79 miles away)
- Northern Tier Career Center in Towanda, PA (92 miles away)
- Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center in Dimock, PA (96 miles away)