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  • graduate programs

    Invest In your future and reach for the stars!

  • are you ready to move up in the world and advance your career?

    are you ready to invest in your future?

    A grAduAte degree from oCu will help you reACh for the stArs!

  • graduate programs .................................. 3petree college of arts and sciences ........... 4meinders school of Business .................... 6ann lacy school of american .................... 8dance and arts management

    wanda l. Bass school of music ............10Kramer school of nursing ....................12visit and application information ..........15ocu information .................................16

  • 2The eTernal Challenge TorCh CasTs The lighT of learning.

  • Juris doctor (Jd) Juris doctor (Jd)/master of Business administration (mBa)doctor of nursing practicedoctor of nursing philosophymaster of arts (ma) applied science nonprofit leadership teaching english to speakers of other languagesmaster in divinity (m div)master of religious education (mre)master of Business administration (mBa) accounting finance generalist great wall health administration human resources information technology international Businessfinance international Business information technology international Businessmarketing project management

    master of education (m ed) applied Behavioral studies applied Behavioral studies with professional counseling early childhood education american montessori certification elementary education american montessori certification master of fine arts (mfa) creative writing dancemaster of liBeral arts (mla) general studies leadership/managementmaster of music (mm) conducting music composition music theater opera performance performance vocal coachingmaster of science in accounting (msa)master of science (ms) computer science general database systems criminology master of science in nursing (msn) nursing administration nursing educationmaster of science in nursing (msn)/master of Business administration (mBa)

    for more information, visit www.oKcu.edu/academics.

    graduate programs


  • the new global approach to life and work is affecting every aspect of our lives, including how we help and serve others. leadership of nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations is the newest-growing profession. where better to learn the skills you need to enter this

    field of work than at ocu where servant leadership is part of the

    culture and learning experience? youll become the best because

    you will study and learn from the best.

    Bob spinksdirector, applied sociology-nonprofit leadership

    programs of study:master of arts in applied sociologynonprofit leadershipmaster of arts in tesolmaster of education applied Behavioral studies professional counseling american montessori certificationmaster of fine arts in creative writingmaster of liberal artsmaster of religious educationmaster of science in criminology

    master of arts in applied sociology-nonprofit leadershipthe master of arts degree in ap-plied sociology with emphasis on nonprofit leadership is the door that opens your career in serving others. led and taught by the top leaders in oklahomas nonprofit sector, you will receive quality instruction from those who have served others throughout their work lives. the ocu department of sociology is the perfect home for this unique program that deals with societys most critical work of serving peo-ple. if you invest in this program as part of your education you will learn

    leadership, accounting, service and marketing for nonprofits to create a world-class organization. master of arts in teaching english to speaKers of other languages our teaching english to speak- ers of other languages degree will prepare you for a career in teaching english as a second language or english as a foreign language in a variety of educa-tional settings both nationally and internationally. with this broad and intensive curriculum, youll gain knowledge in teaching methods, linguistics and cross-cultural un-derstandings as well as extensive pedagogical training. your course-work will explore classroom proce-dures, curriculum design, materials development, methodologies and assessment techniques that will provide you with a solid theoretical foundation of the various aspects comprising tesol. master of science in criminologyour graduate program takes an interdisciplinary approach to full understanding of the complex nature of criminal behavior. in class, you will explore the causes of crime, discuss the fundamentals of basic research and apply crimi-

    nal justice policy to concrete situ-ations. outside of class, numerous opportunities exist for you to attend conferences and engage in intern-ship and practicum opportunities at places such as federal, local or state law enforcement agencies, nonprofits, courts or correctional facilities. study abroad experiences are also available for students interested in studying international systems of criminal justice. master of education with montessori certificationour master of education degree with montessori certification will take you to the head of the class. through challenging coursework, leadership development opportu-nities and practicum and intern-ship experience, you'll gain broad perspective of the field, as well as

    the opportunity for intensive study in montessori and the ability to obtain american montessori society certification in early childhood or elementary education. your courseswhich focus on refining effective teaching strategies at the critical and analytical level, apply-ing strategies for problem solving and discovering opportunities for collaboration, mentoring and ser-vicewill prepare you in montes-sori methods. master of education in applied Behavioral studies with professional counseling option the master of education degree in applied Behavioral studies is designed for pre-counseling and related professions involved in the field of learning, development and group processes in human behavior

    petree college of arts and sciences


    lindsey phil clancey

    Where youre a name, not a number

  • petree college of arts and sciences



    settings such as mental health fa-cilities, government, business and industry as well as organizational contexts. in addition, the master of education degree in applied Behavioral studies track option is designed to train students to be-come licensed professional coun-selors (lpc) and render services to individuals, groups and families experiencing normal adjustment difficulties of a personal, social or career nature in settings such as community counseling centers, mental health clinics, abuse shel-ters, religious counseling centers and private practice (once licensure is attained). students are encour-aged to secure internship settings consistent within their specific areas of professional interest. master of fine arts in creative writingthe red earth mfa in creative writing at ocu is a two-year degree offered in a low-residency format. students work with faculty mentors to create a manuscript-length work of creative prose in fiction, non-fiction, poetry or another creative genre with approval of the program director. students also concen-trate on academic work in literary criticism and analysis of writing

    craft. students can elect to pursue strands in pedagogy or professional writing. master of liBeral artsthe mla is an enrichment degree designed to enable adults to ac-quire broader knowledge, deeper insight and greater understand-ing of our cultural heritage. in an intellectual setting of reflection and value-conscious discourse, students summarize, analyze, evaluate and synthesize trends in the ancient and modern world. courses are offered in art, english, philosophy, history, political science, justice studies, business, mass communi-cations, modern languages, moving image arts, sociology, photography and religion. two study options are available for this 36-hour degree program. leadership/management: a student will complete 15 hours of required business classes and round out their plan of study with electives from the liberal arts. general studies: a students plan of study is tailored from the liberal arts electives to meet his or her desires.

  • programs of study:

    master of Business administra- tion (accelerated and traditional programs offered) mBageneralist MBAGreat Wall Program in China mBaspecialization in accounting mBaspecialization in finance mBaspecialization in health administration mBaspecialization in human resources mBaspecialization in information technology mBaspecialization in interna- tional Business and finance mBaspecialization in international Business and information technology mBaspecialization in interna- tional Business and marketing mBaspecialization in marketing mBaspecialization in project managementJuris doctorate/master of Business administrationmaster of science in nursing/ master of Business administrationmaster of science in accountingmaster of science in computer science

    advance your career with a graduate Business degree!

    when it comes to getting a gradu-ate degree in business, you have many choices. the question is, do you want a degree or an education? the meinders school of Business is located in the heart of oklahoma citys business community. we pride ourselves on being the busi-ness communitys business school, business resource and business partner. great universities pride themselves on having faculty who have phds in their teaching field. the meinders faculty certainly meets that objectiv