The masterís degree normally requires 30-36 hours of coursework, depending on whether the program requires a thesis. For those students who have been admitted to an OU masterís degree program and discover that their educational goals cannot be met by one of the existing masterís degrees offered, visit Interdisciplinary Special Masterís Degree.
The doctoral degree requires at least 90 post-baccalaureate hours, General Examination and the submission and successful defense of the results of original dissertation research. Students admitted to a doctoral program who find that their educational goals cannot be met by one of the existing doctoral degrees offered may visit Interdisciplinary Ph. D.
University of Oklahoma Outreach offers graduate degree programs worldwide through the College of Continuing Education. Courses are delivered to military personnel, civil service personnel, and civilians at sites in Europe, North America, and the Pacific. Learn more about degree programs offered and site locations near you from the Advanced Programs Web site.
As a result of a rigorous application and screening process, a cohort of 25-30 students (normally military ID cardholders in Europe) is admitted to this doctoral program. As each course is offered, members of the cohort must take their program courses (except for the elective) together. More information...
The interdisciplinary masterís degree is for those students whose educational goals cannot be met by one of the existing masterís degrees offered. It must be interdisciplinary in nature. The various components of an interdisciplinary masterís degree must be integrated so the program presents a well-defined and coherent educational experience.
The interdisciplinary doctoral degree allows a fully-admitted graduate student to draw from more than one relevant discipline to design an individual degree program defined in a way which excludes conventional programs. Please visit this section to learn about important requirements and guidelines for this type of program.
Graduate students in good academic standing at other accredited institutions are welcome to take courses at the University of Oklahoma as a Visitor. Select this option for more information.
This status is offered to students who wish to take graduate courses and (1) are not seeking a graduate degree; or (2) have not yet chosen an academic field of study. Please select this option to read important information regarding specific requirements and limitations.
A graduate certificate represents completion of a set of courses that provides mastery of a specific area of knowledge. It indicates an advanced, focused inquiry into a defined area of study and is recorded on the student’s transcript.