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Substance abuse is an escalating problem in modern culture, and the toll it takes on society can be seen in healthcare and correctional facilities nationwide. Preventing and finding effective treatment at this scale can be difficult, however.
Our Master of Prevention Science is an accredited, flexible, and affordable degree program designed to help you take on the real-world challenges facing communities today. In this program, you will learn the theoretical and real-world skills necessary to help others fight addiction, and you will graduate prepared to pursue the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium’s Certified Prevention Specialist (IC & RC CPS) credential, the most respected credential in prevention.
The Master of Prevention Science is a program designed to accommodate working adults. When you are admitted into the program, you will be assigned an advisor who creates an individualized graduation plan. This plan will help organize and identify the courses you need for your degree.
Introduction to Graduate Interdisciplinary Studies
Foundations in Prevention Science
Prevention Across the Lifespan
Program Development Implementation and Evaluation
Research Methods In Interdisciplinary Studies
Qualitative Research Methods in Interdisciplinary Studies
You will get a first-class education from a college ranked in the top tier of education colleges in the country by U.S. News & World Report. Our experienced OU faculty will guide you through the program with support from professors of practice.
OU’s graduate school experience is built on the idea that our world-class faculty are mixed with professors of practice to provide valuable instruction in a high-quality online learning environment.
The OU Extended Campus Master of Prevention Science is a cutting-edge degree program that combines tested theory and practical training to educate these specialists and empower them to help others in the global community.
Online programs are an investment in each student’s future, and OU makes every effort to see that each qualified candidate is able to attend. Current students use many types of financing to cover their expenses such as Financial Aid. To learn more, please fill out the form above to speak with one of our enrollment counselors.
In-state tuition is $274.30 per credit hour, out-of-state tuition is $885.10 per credit hour. In addition, there are mandatory fees of $163 per credit hour for services provided by the college.
The first step to getting your graduate degree from OU Extended Campus is to apply for admission. After making sure you meet the admissions criteria, you are ready to apply.
Graduate programs may have additional application requirements depending on which program you choose. Please review the requirements for specific degree programs here.
Complete the online graduate application form and pay the non-refundable $50 application processing fee. As soon as you have completed the required information, please submit your application. Your application will be reviewed when it is complete and all required materials have been received.
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.
For more information on the admissions process, please complete the contact form above and an admissions counselor will be in touch shortly.