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OU Outreach - Transforming Lives

OU Outreach is committed to the lifelong learner.

Whether you are seeking or wanting to complete a degree, needing professional development training, exploring youth camps for your children or grandchildren, or looking for other enriching learning opportunities, you will discover an array of exciting educational programs.

Young and inquiring minds

OU Outreach’s youth programs offer learning opportunities throughout the year for children and teens in grades 1-12.

Whether it’s flying high in Sooner Flight Academy, prepping for the ACT, learning math and science in summer camp, or tackling world issues in Model UN, youth programs has something for every young, inquiring mind.

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Expand your educational opprotunities

OU Outreach enables working adults and students to earn course credits, degrees and invest in non-credit certifications regardless of their busy lifestyles.

100% Online or one of OU's Worldwide Locations

Named as one of the nation's Best Colleges for Veterans in 2014, OU Outreach offers a variety of independent study, online courses, degree programs and military-site locations to our service members, no matter where they are serving across the world.

Military Programs

Enhance your professional knowledge

Professionals — whether in business, education, or other fields—need skills training that will help them stay current in their positions, advance in their careers, or equip them for new jobs. OU Outreach offers diverse professional development opportunities that will help you succeed.

Professional Development Programs

Grants & Partnership Development

A significant part of OU Outreach are the many grant and contract partnerships held with federal, state, regional, and local entities. These affiliations address broad social, professional, and educational concerns. We work with agencies and organizations of all sizes in the development of exciting new programs, services, and activities.

Grants and Partnerships

OU Outreach Is All About Transformations

In a fast paced, constantly changing world, it’s hard to keep up. Individuals, organizations, businesses, communities, and others have relied on OU Outreach to assist in their transformation. Let OU Outreach help you transform your career, your life, your future.

Financial Aid Scholarship

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Financial support for your degree program

The Financial Aid Scholarship Application for undergraduate, graduate, and transfer students is now available in oZONE under the “Money” tab for the 2015-2016 academic term. Financial need-based scholarships, including Sooner Heritage Scholarships, are available. The priority deadline for Financial Aid and Sooner Heritage awards is March 1, at 5 p.m.

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Chamber of Commerce Excellence

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Learn how to make your chamber excellent

The 16th Annual Center for Chamber of Commerce Excellence Conference will take place March 1-4 at the Great Wolf Lodge in Grapevine, Texas. The conference lineup includes networking activities and professional development opportunities for chamber members from across Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana.

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Training and Development Certificate

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Learn how to train adult learners

OU’s Executive Training New Trainer Program will be held April 21-24 in Norman, Oklahoma. This accelerated training certificate program offers participants information about the latest training and teaching techniques to impact adult learning. Participants should have a thorough knowledge of a specific subject or technical skill and should have fewer than three years of training experience. 

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OU Economic Development Institute

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Upcoming EDI Session in Nashville

Early bird registration is now open for the 2015 OU Economic Development Institute to be held in Nashville, Tennessee, May 3-7. The conference provides professional development opportunities for economic developers to increase their understanding of today’s best practices. Registration for the Institute ends April 24. 

Learn more about OU EDI Sessions