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Important Update:

The University of Central Oklahoma physical campus will be closed to all but essential employees through May 31.
Alternative instructional delivery methods will be used for the rest of the spring semester, May intersession courses and summer blocks I and II. Many university services will continue to be available online. For more information, visit the university's COVID-19 website.

Accreditations

The University of Central Oklahoma is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission/North Central Association of Colleges and Schools as a bachelor's and master's degree granting institution. Credits earned in courses taken in residence at the University of Central Oklahoma are normally transferable at full value to other accredited colleges and universities.

The University of Central Oklahoma is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.



Specialized Accreditations

Specialized accreditations are granted by the following institutions:

Undergraduate Accreditations

College of Business

College of Education and Professional Studies

College of Fine Arts and Design

College of Mathematics and Science

  • The Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering program and the Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics program are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.
  • The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science – Computer Science major is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.
  • The Bachelor of Science in Funeral Service and the Certificate in Funeral Service are accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE).
  • The Bachelor of Science in Chemistry –American Chemical Society Certificate major is approved by the American Chemical Society.
  • The Bachelor of Science in Nursing is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing (OBN).
  • The Bachelor of Science in Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
  • The university’s teacher preparation programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), which has recently transitioned to the Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation (CAEP), and approved by the Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation (OCTP). In the College of Mathematics and Science, this accreditation pertains to: Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Education; Bachelor of Science in Science Education - Biology; Bachelor of Science in Science Education - Chemistry; Bachelor of Science in Science Education - General Science; Bachelor of Science in Science Education - Physical Science; and, Bachelor of Science in Science Education - Physics.

Forensic Science Institute

Graduate Accreditations

College, School and Department Accreditations

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