Online Degrees in Oklahoma
In response to the ever increasing demand for distance learning, the Online College of Oklahoma (OCO) was formally established for higher education in Oklahoma via its State Regents. The online programs and courses can be accessed by students by way of its centralized portal, apart from various degrees that are being offered online by various Oklahoma schools and colleges including major research universities, community colleges and their regional universities. The state also houses local campuses of various national for-profit colleges offering online degrees, certificates and courses.
Online Colleges and Universities:
There are about 20 universities in the state that are presently conducting online learning programs, including Southwestern Oklahoma State University, offering nine online graduate and undergraduate complete degree programs, in various formats such as webinars, blended programs and interactive television. These modes of delivering online education are custom-made so as to suit the needs and requirements of their students to the best of their abilities.
There are many graduate and master’s certificate distance learning courses and degrees being offered by Oklahoma State University. The students also have a choice of selecting amid various associate degrees in fields such as police science, management, public service, marketing, business and healthcare administration. There is one bachelor’s degree program and two certificate programs that are currently provided in the human services fields. This includes a B.S. in technology (emergency response) and certificates of mastery of Early Care Education Administration. As per the year 2013, there are about 17 four-year post-secondary schools in Oklahoma offering a minimum of one online class, majority if which have complete online degree programs made available to students. Southwestern Oklahoma State University is a classic example.
Following are some of the online schools and colleges –
- Langston University
- Cameron University
- Rogers State University
- Oklahoma Panhandle State University
- Bacone College
- Hillsdale Free Will Baptist College