Serving the Military Since 1942
The University of Oklahoma (OU) has served the needs of military students since 1942 and is dedicated to the values, principles and traditions of higher education. The university's policies and programs are designed especially to help military students complete high quality degrees regardless of assignment or location. OU is proud to provide members of the military community the opportunity to continue their education through distance learning.
Service members are offered two distance learning degrees that can be completed entirely online or by CD-ROM: the Bachelor of Arts in Administrative Leadership and the Master of Arts in Administrative Leadership. These highly versatile administrative leadership degrees recognize the special circumstance of service members and compliment their competence and leadership experience.
The bachelor's degree has a 39 semester hour upper division course requirement. In addition to these required courses, student must completer 46 semester hours of general education requirements and 35 semester hours of lower/upper division elective courses totaling 120 semester hours. The master's has a 33 semester hour course requirement. All courses required for both degrees are available throughout the year.
Attractive features of this program are:
- Students receive a high level of instruction from internationally know OU faculty and distinguished scholars and a degree recognized nationally and internationally.
- The residency requirement for the bachelor's is 30 semester hours which can be taken anytime during the program of study, and the master's is 24 semester hours, all satisfied through distance learning.
- Associate degrees are accepted. Credit for military education and training will be awarded in accordance with ACE Guide recommendations.
- Students are provided the opportunity to complete their OU degree though online courses regardless of assignment or separation. If you are eligible for the Navy PACE program, there is a CD-ROM course option.
- In addition to the college credit awarded for college level testing, professional military education and college transfer, students can satisfy general education and elective requirements by taking online courses through the Center for Independent and Distance Learning.