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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.

Explore Youth Programs

Expand your educational opportunities

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.

New Horizons Band

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Looking to learn, continue, or hone your musical skills?

The OU New Horizons Band is gearing up for another season and is taking new members. Celebrating 20 years, the band appeals to a multi-generational cast of musicians and audience and includes large band programs as well as smaller ensembles such as stage bands, Dixie bands, orchestras and chamber music groups. Fall orientation is Thursday, August 27. 

Fall orientation / rehearsal information

OU's Advanced Programs

diverse group of professionals

Now offering classes in downtown Oklahoma City

The University of Oklahoma's Advanced Programs now offers classes in downtown Oklahoma City for the non-traditional learner! You can earn a master’s degree in just 18 months. There is no GRE required to enroll, nor a thesis required for graduation. All courses are taught by OU professors, who are nationally and internationally recognized experts in their fields.

Learn more about course offerings

OU's KGOU Public Radio

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Did you know OU Outreach is home to KGOU public radio?

The station serves the OKC metro area, northwestern Oklahoma and Pontotoc, Grady and Seminole counties. Its format is primarily news/talk on weekdays, with jazz, blues and world music programs on weekends, broadcasting programs from NPR, PRI and other public radio networks.

See conference registration and schedule

OU Intersession

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Intensive, accelerated courses offered two times per year

Do you need a few extra credits to get ahead? Or maybe you want to graduate sooner? Through Intersession, University Outreach offers a convenient way to obtain college credit through a variety of courses spanning a three to four week period. Registration for August Intersession is still open.

August Intersession information

Military Programs in Outreach

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100% online and on military base locations around the world

OU Outreach is dedicated to our service members and their families, no matter where they are serving across the world. Through numerous degree opportunities and resources for active military members and veterans alike, we proudly serve those who serve our country. Learn more about our military programs.

Military Program Opportunities

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Mature adults attending an Osher Lifelong Learning class

Are you curious about unique subjects and love to learn?

Mature learners (ages 50+) are discovering the challenges and fun found in OU Outreach’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI). OLLI provides more than 100 noncredit courses each year that enable you to transform yourself with knowledge and show you how “Life is Learning”! 

Explore OLLI Programs