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What Possibilities!

OU-Tulsa offers more than 30 undergraduate and graduate degrees spanning fields as diverse as social work, nursing, engineering, public health, urban design, human relations, and much more. Our world-class faculty teach internationally recognized programs designed to help our students find success and meet their career goals right here at OU-Tulsa.

Explore OU-Tulsa’s more than 30 degree programs below. In addition to advancing knowledge, your degree from OU is designed with one goal in mind: to help each student find a life of success, meaning, service, and positive community impact.

School of Community Medicine

 The OU-TU School of Community Medicine offers all four years of the doctor of medicine program and a 30-month physician assistant program on the OU-Tulsa campus, as well as eight residency programs and five fellowships. The SCM strives to provide students, residents, and fellows with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in healthcare focused on the community in which they live.


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Polytechnic Institute

The University of Oklahoma Polytechnic Institute (OUPI) at OU-Tulsa is focused on high-demand, advanced and applied technology-based education. OUPI prepares graduates to transform industries in Oklahoma by offering innovative bachelor’s degree completion programs as well as masters and doctoral level programs in critical STEM fields. Classes are expected to begin Fall 2024.



OU Polytechnic Institute

Schusterman Library

The Schusterman Library is the home library for all students, staff, and faculty of Tulsa-based programs from both the Norman and OU Health Sciences Center. The Library is an active partner in accomplishing the educational, research, and community service goals of the University. We strive to connect members of the OU-Tulsa community to outstanding information services, collections, and technology.



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Undergraduate Degree Programs

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Early Childhood Education

The Early Childhood Education program prepares students to teach children through the third grade. The program builds on education gained at Tulsa Community College or other two- and four-year colleges. Students at OU-Tulsa Campus will have a focus on working with very young children (birth to age 8) and their families, in a variety of settings.



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The OU Polytechnic Institute creates pathways to connect students with high-demand advanced and applied technology-based education. The Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity program combines hands-on learning with projects that span multiple relevant fields of study, you'll make real world connections, including internships and industry-sponsored senior design projects.


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Information Science & Technology

This bachelor program focuses on current and emerging workforce needs in the information industry. The degree prepares graduates to be innovative information and technology leaders who can solve current and evolving information science problems. Tools students apply in classes include PHP, MySQL, R, CSS,HTML5, and more.


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Medical Imaging & Radiation Sciences, Sonography

Sonography is the profession that uses equipment that generates high frequency sound waves to produce images of the human body. The OUHSC sonography program at OU-Tulsa is accredited in both general and cardiac sonography.



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The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Fran and Earl Ziegler College of Nursing seeks to educate professional nurses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, to advance nursing knowledge through research and creative activities.



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Social Work

The BASW at degree OU-Tulsa prepares students to be skilled social work practitioners who are committed to serving our community. The BASW at OU-Tulsa is a degree completion program; two years of study at another higher education institution or community college.


Master's Degree Programs

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Childhood Well-Being

Exclusive to OU-Tulsa, the Master of Arts in Childhood Well-Being program will provide students insight and training in the areas of education, health, family and community, and economic well-being of children. A multidisciplinary view of holistic child well-being.

Childhood Well-Being

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Clinical Mental Health Counseling

The Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling program, offered through the department of Human Relations, is a 60 hour program for students seeking the Licensed Professional Counseling (LPC) certification for the State of Oklahoma.



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Educational Admin., Curriculum and Supervision

Educational Leadership and Policy Studies offers a masters in Educational Administration Curriculum and Supervision at OU-Tulsa which is designed to prepare students for administrative and other leadership positions in schools.


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Electrical and Computer Engineering

The MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering is a thesis option program which alllows students to pursue exciting research interests within the field of Electrical Engineering. Students will work both with groups and one on one with our faculty, studying the latest technology from the field. 


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Library and Information Studies

Library and Information Studies offers specialized tracks within traditional library settings and supports the development of skills, knowledge, and attitudes required in information agencies and in positions of information within profit and not-for-profit institutions.


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OU Nursing advances health in Oklahoma and across the world by educating future leaders, engaging in scientific discovery, translating evidence into practice, and driving innovation. OU-Tulsa campus offers both a Master's in Nursing Administration and CNS.



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Organizational Dynamics

A Master of Arts in Organizational Dynamics from OU-Tulsa links the latest management theory with applied work experience. More people focused than an MBA, the ODYN program at OU-Tulsa develops professionals who have the leadership and teamwork skills needed to manage people, projects, and processes.


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Physician Assistant

The primary goal of the OU-TU School of Community Medicine’s physician assistant (PA) program is to educate quality primary care physician assistants to actively improve the healthcare of Oklahomans – particularly in underserved urban areas.The program provides one of the strongest primary care PA programs in the country. 


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Public Administration

The Master of Public Administration (MPA) is the preferred graduate degree for public officials, policy analysts, and nonprofit leaders. The OU-Tulsa campus offers MPA courses in night, weekend and online formats. Most students complete the degree within two years. Graduates gain knowledge of government institutions, actors, and processes.


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Public Health

The Master of Public Health (MPH) in Population and Community Health degree program at OU-Tulsa provides students with the essential foundation for diverse career opportunities in both traditional and non-traditional public health settings. Earn your MPH at the state’s only College of Public Health accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.


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Social Work

The Master of Social Work degree program provides flexibility to meet the needs of all students from all walks of life. The Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work at OU-Tulsa offers two MSW degree options. Students become critical thinkers and competent at practice infused by professional values and ethics.



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Urban Design

OU’s Gibbs College of Architecture at OU-Tulsa offers the Master of Urban Design program and the Certificate of Design Entrepreneurship and Real Estate. The Urban Design curriculum is designed to prepare individuals for the independent professional practice of urban design and research for communities.

Urban Design

Doctoral Degree Programs

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Doctorate of Philosophy in Educational Admin, Curriculum, and Supervision

Educational Leadership and Policy Studies offers an PhD in Educational Administration Curriculum and Supervision at OU-Tulsa. This degree program promotes critical inquiry that addresses important issues relating to teaching, learning, and leadership in education.


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Electrical and Computer Engineering

Student learn and apply advancements in computer and networking technology to the business of electrical and computer engineering. OU-Tulsa's ECE program offers courses using the most up-to-date technology to ensure students are ready to start a career after graduation. 


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Executive Doctorate of Education in Educational Admin, Curriculum, and Supervision

Educational Leadership and Policy Studies offers an EdD  in Educational Administration Curriculum and Supervision at OU-Tulsa. Both degree options promote critical inquiry that addresses important issues relating to teaching, learning, and leadership in education.


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General Engineering

Engineers turn ideas into reality. Engineers design products, build machinery, design and build factories to produce products, discover new materials, use new materials in product development, and connect the world via highways, bridges, tunnels, and the internet. 


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Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum, Concentration in Early Childhood Education

The Ph.D. program is designed to prepare faculty researchers and leaders serving young children (birth through age eight) and their families, in multiple settings.


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The OU-TU School of Community Medicine offers all four years of the doctor of medicine program and a 30-month PA program on the OU-Tulsa Campus. OU-TU SCM is an integrated track within the OU College of Medicine.



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Our doctoral program in Nursing is designed to provide nurse scientists with skills and knowledge for interdisciplinary, translational, community-based inquire in advancing science and improving health in vulnerable populations.



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Occupational Therapy

The doctoral degree in Occupational Therapy offers additional courses and an experiential component focusing on advanced clinical practice, administration, leadership, program development, research, advocacy and education.



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Organizational and Community Leadership

The primary emphasis of this program, unique to OU-Tulsa, is on understanding complex community problems at the individual and organizational level while developing research-based solutions.Students will interact with nationally recognized faculty from many different disciplines. 


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Physical Therapy

Physical therapy is a dynamic health profession dedicated to the promotion of optimal health, prevention of disability, and the restoration and maintenance of physical activities that contribute to a successful life. Physical therapy services are provided in a variety of settings, including homes, schools, workplaces, outpatient clinics, and hospitals.