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At the University of Oklahoma, our online master’s degrees provide the knowledge and skills necessary to compete in today’s workforce. You will learn from world-class faculty who are experts in their fields, preparing you to lead in your career successfully. Apply now and bring your career goals to life.

Contact Admissions with any questions about meeting the requirements. 

Phone: (405) 325-3811

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In Their Words

Heather Threatt

“The convenience of the online program, coupled with the reputation of OU and the Gaylord College of Journalism, drew me into the program. I was able to fit my courses in around my busy schedule while running my own company.”

—Heather Threatt, M.A. Strategic Communication and Digital Strategy, 2023

Admissions Requirements for Online Master’s Degrees

  • Online application form 
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university (or the international equivalent)
  • Official college transcripts from all previous institutions
  • Minimum grade point average varies by degree program
  • Supplemental documentation, including resume, letters of recommendation, essay, GRE/GMAT scores, etc., may be required by some programs
  • Demonstration of English proficiency if an international student

If you are applying for one of our health sciences programs, please visit the individual program page for the correct application and additional application information.

If you are applying for one of our law programs, please visit the individual program page for the correct application and additional application information.

Important Dates 

SessionDeadlineClasses Begin
Summer 2024April 29, 2024May 13, 2024
Fall 2024August 5August 19

Adult Graduate Degree Admissions FAQ

If you don’t see your question listed below, please reach out to us at and we’ll get you the answer.

Yes. The University of Oklahoma’s online master’s programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and are created by university staff and faculty. Graduates of online programs receive the same degree designation as students who attend class on campus.

Admissions requirements vary by degree program. Check with your intended program of study for information regarding minimum grade point average requirements and supplemental documentation requirements.

Students must:

  • Complete the online application
  • Provide official college transcripts from all institutions
  • International students must demonstrate English proficiency

For more information about the admissions process, complete the contact form above and an admissions counselor will be in touch with you shortly.

We have programs offered year-round. You can apply to begin in the fall (August or October), spring (January or March), and summer. Check with your intended program of study for details.

The admissions committee operates under a rolling admission process, and admissions may continue until two weeks before the start of classes. The committee strives to respond to all applicants within two weeks from the time a completed application is submitted.

If you would like to compare the estimated cost of your program with a typical financial aid package, use the cost calculator on our OU Online financial aid page. 

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