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Graduate Degrees

The nontraditional learners who participate in Outreach degree programs can be assured that what they learn in the classroom or online will carry over into their professional and personal lives. OU faculty, adjuncts, and professionals are regional, national, and international leaders in their fields.

Advanced Programs Graduate Degrees

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Thousands of men and women have completed their master’s and doctoral degrees through the unique scheduling format offered by Advanced Programs in Outreach. Courses are delivered onsite at 25 military bases and other locations in the United States and Europe.


OU Norman Campus:
(405) 325-2250

AP North America
(405) 325-2250

AP Europe

If you are currently located outside one of OU's physical sites, please contact Abbey Nixon at or 405-325-0504 for more information.

With two separate career tracks to choose from, this is one of the most versatile advanced degrees available. Students will learn to communicate more effectively and facilitate communication among others by investigating communication processes as they occur within and among individuals, groups, organizations and societies. 

MA with a Major in Communication  |  See by Site Location

Offering options for training in global and U.S. economics, this degree provides special emphasis on managerial and applied economics in both the private and public sectors. Students will be trained in economic analysis and problem solving in addition to learning the management and organizational skills necessary to excel in the their fields. 

MA in Economics Overview  |  See by Site Location

Developed from an interdisciplinary context, courses are offered in communication, political science, history, human relations, geography and economics.

MA in International Relations Overview  |  See by Site Location

This degree is designed to provide a high-quality education and experience for adults who are practicing teachers or those interested in teaching at the Pre-K to 12 level. Those interested in teaching at the Community College level may also benefit from this program if they have an undergraduate degree with a major or concentration that is sufficient to support teaching in it, i.e. math, science, English, or other languages.

Master of Education in Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum Overview  |  See by Site Location

This degree offers emphases in organizational studies, counseling, social justice and social change. A Master of Human Relations prepares you for any profession in which knowledge of human behavior, organizational behavior, social issues and change strategies are important.

Master of Human Relations Overview  |  See by Site Location

This degree prepares practitioners with an integrated combination of knowledge, values and skills to serve various client and community systems. Graduates will be well-equipped to enter to enter the exciting and challenging field of helping others and advancing social justice.

Master of Social Work Overview  |  See by Site Location

This research-based degree provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the topics, theories and research critical to the professional success of leaders in a multitude of different organizational settings.

Doctorate in Organizational Leadership Overview  |  See by Site Location

Liberal Studies Graduate Degrees

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The University of Oklahoma’s College of Liberal Studies offers 100% online master degree programs designed specifically for working professionals and adult learners whose schedules may prevent them from earning their degree in a traditional classroom setting.


General Inquiries:
(405) 325-1061
(800) 522-4389

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In this master’s program, the combination of specific, work-related principles with the foundation of a liberal education allows you to approach new ideas, projects and challenges by drawing upon multiple perspectives.

MA in Administrative Leadership Overview

This graduate degree program provides a broad-based perspective of the healthcare and human service delivery systems. This option is intended to serve as a mechanism for professional advancement by enhancing the student’s competency level and expanding his/her knowledge base. Students selecting this option must have prior training and/or work history in an applicable area for job entry. It is not designed to provide primary professional preparation.

MA in Human and Health Services Administration Overview.

The museum studies graduate program prepares you to meet the challenges involved in museum operation. Courses address museum management procedures, budget administration, exhibit and educational programming, and community interaction.

MA in Museum Studies Overview.

The curriculum for this master’s degree program is specifically designed to provide an academic preparation for individuals interested in pursuing the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium’s Certified Prevention Specialist (IC & RC CPS) credential.

Master of Prevention Science Overview.

In this master’s program, students learn from practitioner-scholars who combine real world experience with theoretical knowledge. There is also an emphasis on student-centered orientation, whereby the lessons can be made relevant to the student’s context.

MS in Criminal Justice Overview.


University of Oklahoma Outreach

Outreach Information Desk:
(405) 325-4414 or 1-800-522-0772, ext. 4414
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