OU Outreach provides high quality interdisciplinary programs designed for the learning needs and demanding schedules of working adults. Our programs enable students to earn degrees in aviation and liberal arts.
OU bachelor degree programs are offered in a variety of formats through:
- OU Aviation
Since 1947, the University of Oklahoma Aviation Program has been one of the best schools for students looking for superior aviation instruction and bachelor’s degrees from a nationally known institution. OU continues to have one of the best safety records in the nation, which allows students to train in the safest environment possible. The Department of Aviation provides many programs and concentrations on OU's campus for students who wish to include traditional classroom instruction as part of their degree program. Students will gain an excellent foundation that will prepare them for a variety of careers in the field of professional aviation. Visit Aviation Degrees for more information.
- College of Liberal Studies
For over 50 years, the University of Oklahoma’s College of Liberal Studies has evolved to meet the academic and professional demands of its students and has become an internationally-recognized leader in higher education for non-traditional and adult students. From its humble beginnings of one-week seminars, to offering OU's first 100% online degree in 2003, CLS continues to develop degree programs that allow its graduates to meet the challenges of the future. See CLS degree programs listed below.
This degree combines specific work-related principles with the foundation of a liberal education to help students develop the communication, strategic planning, analytical, project, and team management skills essential for professionals seeking a competitive advantage in the workplace.
In the tradition of a classic liberal arts education, this degree provides students with broad-ranging exposure across academic disciplines and familiarity with significant ideas and discoveries of past and current scholarship. Graduates are better equipped to understand and analyze the complex issues and challenges of the 21st century.
This flexible, online degree program introduces students to theoretical, ethical, and legal issues related to caregiving and improves the knowledge and skills of current care facility staff and administrators. Based on a student’s caregiving interest, each program is customized to focus on children, adolescents, and/or the elderly.
As the world gets smaller, the study of cultures enhances and furthers the professionalism of military service members and other individuals, emphasizing the importance of a global perspective from which to approach cultural issues and concerns. This degree program increases students’ ability to interact more effectively in the global community.
By providing a foundational understanding of the justice system, this degree program builds leadership and conflict resolution abilities while integrating current, real-world issues. This program helps those hoping to work in law enforcement, corrections, homeland security, or juvenile justice develop the skills to confront any professional challenge.