Master of Science in Energy Management
Energy, particularly oil and natural gas, continues to be Oklahoma's defining industry and provides its employees with an average of twice the state's typical annual income. With the growth in the energy industry, coupled with pending retirements of many of the industry's top executives, the demand for educated leadership is immense.
The Master of Science in Energy Management provides an extensive energy-business-related curriculum, focusing primarily on the business side of energy management. Each faculty member brings a wealth of knowledge and unique perspective to the classroom.
Master of Science in Energy Legal Studies
Energy, particularly oil and natural gas, continues to be Oklahoma's defining industry. With the continued growth in the energy industry, talented and educated emplyees, well-versed in legal documents and high-level negotiations conducted in the energy industry, are highly sought after by Oklahoma's top employers.
The Master of Science in Energy Legal Studies provides an extensive, concept-based, legal curriculum designed to provide a deeper understanding of Contract and Property Law, Negotiation, enhanced Legal Research, Citation and Writing Skills, Settlement and Dispute Resolution, as well as concentatrations in Wills, Trusts & Estates, Environmental Law, and Corporations, Agencies and Partnerships.
Each faculty member brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the classroom. An applied-learning approach will give students the opportunity to participate in activities such as one-on-one negotiations, mock-trials, preparation of memos and briefs which could apply in real-world situations.
The M.B.A. program is designed to train and develop globally relevant managers. The program emphasizes business strategies and techniques in the global environment. Classes are taught by the faculty of the Meinders School of Business and by practicing professionals with outstanding academic and business credentials. The M.B.A. program maintains a contemporary, business-related focus by bringing a wide range of experience and best business practices into classroom learning and teaching situations. The program is designed with flexibility and convenience in mind, allowing the student to choose among different concentrations within the following three formats:
The traditional on-campus program offers the full-time or part-time student the opportunity to take the required course work at Oklahoma City University’s Meinders School of Business during the traditional four-semester academic year (fall, spring, summer I, and summer II).
The accelerated program offers the working professional a series of nine-week cycles with a one-week break between each cycle. Classes meet one evening per week from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. An M.B.A. degree may be completed within sixty weeks with concerted effort. However, the program may be completed at a pace selected by the student. The program is flexible, allowing students to take their core courses in this format or in any other country where it is offered. This program meets the same academic standards as the on-campus program.
Master of Science in Accounting
The Master of Science in Accounting (M.S.A.) is a highly structured program designed for students who desire knowledge in tax or financial leadership. Upon successful completion students will have met the educational requirements to sit for the Certified Public Accountant exam in most states. Qualified students may complete the degree in 30 hours of study.
Master of Science in Computer Science
The Master of Science in computer science degree offers professional development and enhancement of skills, in-depth study of computers, and a balance of abstract knowledge and practical understanding. The program is designed to aid and encourage professional development for persons in computer or computer-related fields. It is designed for students who desire to enhance their computer skills, extend their expertise into computer science as a new field, enhance their credentials, enter the job market as a computing professional, or pursue a Ph.D. in computer science.