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Norman Graduate Program Listings

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Graduate Programs by College

Graduate Degrees by Program Title

A

Accounting—Master of Accountancy (available online), accelerated master's
Adult and Higher Education (M.Ed.Ph.D.)
Aerospace and Defense (Executive M.B.A.)
Aerospace Engineering (M.S., Ph.D., accelerated master's)
Anthropology (M.A., Ph.D., accelerated master's)
Applied Linguistic Anthropology (M.A.)
Architecture (M.S., Master of Architecture)
Art (Master of Fine Arts in Art)
Art and Technology (M.A.)
Art History (M.A.Ph.D.)

B

Biology (M.S., Ph.D.)
Biomedical Engineering (M.S., Ph.D., accelerated master's)
Business Administration (Master of Business AdministrationPh.D., accelerated master's)

C

Cellular and Behavioral Neurobiology (Ph.D.)
Chemical Engineering (M.S., Ph.D., accelerated master's)
Chemistry and Biochemistry (M.S., Ph.D.)
Civil Engineering (M.S.—available online, Ph.D., accelerated master's)
Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling—available online)
Communication (M.A., Ph.D.)
Computer Science (M.S.Ph.D.accelerated master's)
Construction Management (M.S., Master of Construction Business)
Counseling Psychology (Ph.D.—not currently accepting applications)
Criminal Justice (M.S.)

D

Dance (Master of Fine Arts in Dance)
Data Science and Analytics (M.S.—available online)
Drama (M.A.)

E

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (Ph.D.)
Economics (M.A., Ph.D., accelerated master's)
Education Administration (M.Ed.—available online, Ph.D.Ed.D.)
Educational Studies (M.Ed.Ph.D.)
Electrical and Computer Engineering (M.S.Ph.D.accelerated master's)
Energy (Executive M.B.A.)
Engineering (M.S., Ph.D.)
Engineering Physics (M.S.)
English (M.A.Ph.D., accelerated master's)
Environmental Engineering (M.S., Ph.D., accelerated master's)
Environmental Science (Master of Environmental Science—option in Hydrology and Water Security available online, Ph.D., accelerated master's)
Environmental Studies (M.S.)

F

Finance (M.S.—available online, accelerated master's)
French (M.A.Ph.D.)

G

Geography and Environmental Sustainability (M.A.M.S.Ph.D.)
Geological Engineering (M.S., Ph.D.)
Geology (M.S.Ph.D.)
Geophysics (M.S.Ph.D.)
German (M.A.)
Global Affairs (M.A.—available online)

H

Health and Exercise Science (M.S., Ph.D.)
History (M.A.Ph.D.)
History of Science, Technology and Medicine (M.A., Ph.D.)
Human Relations (Master of Human Relations—available online)
Human Resource Studies (M.A.—available online)

I

Industrial and Systems Engineering (M.S., Ph.D., accelerated master's)
Information Studies (Ph.D.)
Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum (M.Ed., Ph.D.)
Integrative Studies (M.A.—available online)
Interdisciplinary Studies (Ph.D.)
Interior Design (M.S.)
International Relations (M.A.—available online)
International Studies (M.A., accelerated master's)

J

Journalism and Mass Communication (M.A., accelerated master's)

L

Landscape Architecture (Master of Landscape Architecture)
Learning Sciences (M.Ed., Ph.D.)
Library and Information Studies (Master of Library and Information Studies—available online, accelerated master's)

M

Management of Information Technology (M.S., accelerated master's)
Mass Communication (Ph.D.)
Mathematics (M.A., M.S., Ph.D.)
Mechanical Engineering (M.S., Ph.D., accelerated master's)
Meteorology (M.S., Ph.D.)
Microbiology (M.S., Ph.D.)
Music (Master of Music, Doctor of Musical Arts)
Music Education (Master of Music Education, Ph.D.)

N

Native American Studies (M.A.)
Natural Gas Engineering and Management (M.S.—available online)

P

Petroleum Engineering (M.S., Ph.D., accelerated master's)
Philosophy (M.A., Ph.D.)
Physics (M.S., Ph.D.)
Planning, Design and Construction (M.S., Ph.D.)
Plant Biology (M.S., Ph.D.)
Political Science (M.A.Ph.D.)
Prevention Science (Master of Prevention Science—available online)
Professional Counseling (M.Ed.)
Professional Writing (Master of Professional Writing)
Psychology (M.S., Ph.D.)
Public Administration (Master of Public Administration, accelerated master's)

R

Regional and City Planning (Master of Regional and City Planning, accelerated master's)
Renewables (Executive M.B.A.)

S

Social Work (Master of Social Work—available online)
Sociology (M.A., Ph.D.)
Spanish (M.A.Ph.D.)
Special Education (M.Ed.—available online, Ph.D.)

T

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (M.A.)

#

21st Century Teaching and Learning (M.Ed.—available online)

Graduate Certificates by Program Title

A graduate certificate is not a graduate degree. Information about graduate certificates is available here or in the Graduate College Bulletin.

A

Applied Behavior Analysis—available online
Applied Statistics
Archaeoastronomy and Astronomy in Culture
Archival Studies
Arts Management and Entrepreneurship
—available online

B

The Business of Energy
Business Entrepreneurship

C

College Teaching
Communication, Culture, and Pedagogy for Hispanic (ESL/ELL) Populations in Educational Settings
Community Engagement
Corrections Management
—online
Criminal Justice Administration—online

D

Data Analytics
Data Analytics for Information Professionals
—online
Data Science and Analytics—available online
Data Systems and Digital Design
Design Entrepreneurship and Real Estate
Digital Humanities
Digital Technologies
Drug and Alcohol Counseling
Drug Policy Management—available online

E

Earth Observation Science For Society and Sustainability (EOS3)
Executive Management in Aerospace/Defense

F

Finance
Foundations of Business
Fundamentals of Special Education

G

Geospatial Technologies—available online

H

Helping Skills in Human Relations
Human Resource Development and Workforce Diversityavailable online

L

Learning Design & Technology
Literacy Specialist

M

Media Management—available online
Microscopic Imaging & Technology

N

Native American Studies
Natural Gas Technology
—available online

O

Organizational Leadership—online

R

Resilient Planning, Design, and Construction
Restorative Justice Administration—online

S

School Counseling
Secondary Transition Education Specialist
Social Work with American Indians
Strategic Planning—available online

W

Women’s and Gender Studies

Christopher C. Gibbs College of Architecture

Academic UnitPrograms Offered
ArchitectureMaster of Architecture
Graduate certificates:
Data Systems and Digital Design
Design Entrepreneurship and Real Estate
Resilient Planning, Design, and Construction
Construction Management
M.S., Master of Construction Business
Interior DesignM.S.
Landscape ArchitectureMaster of Landscape Architecture
Planning, Design and Construction
M.S., Ph.D.
Regional and City Planning

Master of Regional and City Planning

Accelerated M.R.C.P. (with a B.A. in Environmental Sustainability, B.A. in Geography, B.A. in Geographic Information Systems, B.S. in Environmental Sustainability, B.S. in Geography, or B.S. in Geographic Information Systems)

College of Arts and Sciences

Academic UnitPrograms Offered
 Graduate certificates:
Applied Statistics
Data Analytics
AnthropologyM.A.
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.A., Sociocultural concentration (with B.A., Anthropology)
BiologyM.S.
Ph.D.
Cellular and Behavioral NeurobiologyPh.D.
Chemistry and Biochemistry
M.S.
Ph.D.
Communication
M.A.
Ph.D.
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Ph.D.
Economics
M.A.
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.A. (with B.A., Economics)
English
M.A.
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.A. (with B.A., English)
Environmental Studies
M.S.
French
M.A.
Ph.D.
German
M.A.
Health and Exercise Science
M.S.
Ph.D.
History
M.A.
Ph.D.
History of Science, Technology and Medicine
M.A.
Ph.D.
Human Relations
M.A., Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Master of Human Relations
Graduate certificates:
Helping Skills in Human Relations
Human Resource Diversity and Development
Library and Information Studies
Ph.D.
Master of Library and Information Studies
Accelerated M.L.I.S. (with Bachelor of Arts in Information Studies)
Graduate certificates:
Archival Studies
Data Analytics for Information Professionals
Digital Humanities
Mathematics
M.A.
M.S.
Ph.D.
Microbiology
M.S.
Ph.D.
Graduate certificate:
Microscopic Imaging & Technology
Native American Studies
M.A.
Graduate certificate:
Native American Studies
Philosophy
M.A.
Ph.D.
Physics
M.S.
Ph.D.
Plant Biology
M.S.
Ph.D.
Political Science
M.A.
Ph.D.
Psychology
M.S.
Ph.D.
Public Administration
Master of Public Administration
Accelerated M.P.A. (with B.A., Political Science or B.A., Public Affairs and Administration)
Social WorkMaster of Social Work
Graduate certificate:
Social Work with American Indians
SociologyM.A.
Ph.D.
SpanishM.A.
Ph.D.
Women's and Gender Studies
Graduate certificate:
Women's and Gender Studies

College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences

Academic UnitPrograms Offered
Geography and Environmental SustainabilityM.A.
M.S.
Ph.D.
Graduate certificate:
Geospatial Technologies
MeteorologyM.S.
Ph.D.

Michael F. Price College of Business

Academic UnitPrograms Offered
AccountingMaster of Accountancy (M.Acc.)
Accelerated M.Acc. (with B.B.A., Accounting)
Business AdministrationMaster of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.B.A. (with Industrial and Systems Engineering B.S., or Petroleum Engineering B.S.)
Graduate certificates:
The Business of Energy
Business Entrepreneurship
Finance
Foundations of Business
EnergyExecutive M.B.A.
FinanceM.S.
Management of Information TechnologyM.S.
Accelerated M.S. (with B.B.A.)
Graduate certificate:
Digital Technologies (formerly Management Information Systems)
RenewablesExecutive M.B.A.

Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy

Academic UnitPrograms Offered
Geological EngineeringM.S.
Ph.D.
GeologyM.S.
Ph.D.
GeophysicsM.S.
Ph.D.
Natural Gas Engineering and Management
M.S.
Graduate certificate:
Natural Gas Technology
Petroleum Engineering
M.S.
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.S. (with Petroleum Engineering B.S.)

Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education

Academic UnitPrograms Offered
 Graduate certificates:
Communication, Culture & Pedagogy for Hispanic (ESL/ELL) Populations in Educational Settings
Drug and Alcohol Counseling
School Counseling
Adult and Higher Education
M.Ed.
Ph.D.
Graduate certificate:
College Teaching
Counseling Psychology
Ph.D.
Education Administration
M.Ed.
Ph.D.
Ed.D.
Educational Studies
M.Ed.
Ph.D.
Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum
M.Ed.
Ph.D.
Graduate certificate:
Literacy Specialist
Instructional Psychology and Technology
M.Ed.
Ph.D.
Graduate certificate:
Applications of Educational Research and Evaluation
Professional Counseling
M.Ed.
Special Education
M.Ed.
Ph.D.
Graduate certificates:
Applied Behavior Analysis
Fundamentals of Special Education
Secondary Transition Education Specialist
21st Century Teaching and Learning
M.Ed.

Gallogly College of Engineering

Academic UnitPrograms Offered
Aerospace EngineeringM.S.
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.S. (with Aerospace Engineering B.S.)
Biomedical EngineeringM.S.
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.S. (with Chemical Engineering – Biotechnology B.S. or Chemical Engineering – Pre-Medical/Biomedical Engineering B.S.)
Chemical EngineeringM.S.
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.S. (with Chemical Engineering B.S.)
Civil Engineering
M.S.
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.S. (with Architectural Engineering B.S. or Civil Engineering B.S.)
Computer Science
M.S.
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.S. (with Computer Engineering B.S. or Computer Science B.S.)
Data Science and Analytics

M.S.

Graduate certificate:
Data Science and Analytics

 

Electrical and Computer Engineering
M.S.
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.S. (with Computer Engineering B.S. or Electrical Engineering B.S.)
Engineering
M.S.
Ph.D.
Engineering Physics
M.S.
Environmental EngineeringM.S.
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.S. (with Environmental Engineering B.S.)
Environmental ScienceMaster of Environmental Science (M.E.S.)
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.E.S. (with Environmental Science B.S.)
Industrial and Systems EngineeringM.S.
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.S. (with Industrial and Systems Engineering B.S. or Industrial and Systems Engineering – Analytics B.S.)
Mechanical Engineering
M.S.
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.S. (with Mechanical Engineering B.S.)

Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts

Academic UnitPrograms Offered
 Graduate certificate:
Arts Management and Entrepreneurship
Dance
Master of Fine Arts in Dance
Drama
M.A.
Music
Master of Music
Master of Music Education
Doctor of Musical Arts
Ph.D.
Visual ArtsM.A., Master of Fine Arts in Art, Ph.D.

Graduate College

Academic UnitPrograms Offered 
 Graduate certificate:
Earth Observation Science For Society and Sustainability (EOS3)
 
Interdisciplinary StudiesPh.D. 
Professional Master of ArtsProfessional Master of Arts
 
Professional Master of Science
Professional Master of Science 

College of International Studies

Academic UnitPrograms Offered
Global Affairs
M.A.
International Studies
M.A.
Accelerated M.A. (with International and Area Studies B.A.)

Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication

Academic UnitPrograms Offered
 Graduate certificates:
Media Management
Strategic Planning
Journalism and Mass Communication
M.A.
Accelerated M.A. (with Journalism B.A.)
Mass Communication
Ph.D.
Professional Writing
Master of Professional Writing

OU Extended Campus

Academic UnitPrograms Offered
Criminal JusticeM.S.
Graduate certificates:
Corrections Management
Restorative Justice Administration
Integrative StudiesM.A.
Graduate certificate:

Archaeoastronomy and Astronomy in Culture
Organizational LeadershipM.A.
Graduate certificate:
Organizational Leadership
Prevention ScienceMaster of Prevention Science