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Preparing for Graduate School

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Preparing for Graduate School

Consider the following

  • Why do you want to attend graduate school?
  • What are your personal goals?
  • Is a graduate degree required for your career path?
  • Will a graduate degree advance your career or increase your earning potential?
  • When do you want to begin your graduate study?

Do your research

  • What is important to you in a graduate program?
  • What faculty or programs are conducting research you're interested in pursuing?
  • Does your program of interest provide funding support?
  • Know the application deadline of the graduate program you are interested in.

Explore OU's programs

Which graduate program is right for you? Explore your options here.

Other things to consider

Where do I start?

Funding opportunities

Plan as an undergrad