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Welcome to Oklahoma City, where UCO is Oklahoma’s metropolitan university! At UCO, you can earn a master’s degree in one of more than 70 majors at an institution that values diversity and focuses on transformative learning. Or, you can pursue a Ph.D. through our international collaboration with Swansea University in Wales, U.K. Whenever you’re ready, we can help you take the next step when you choose to pursue a graduate degree at UCO!
The Jackson College of Graduate Studies seeks to retain, recognize, and engage exceptional existing graduate students across all degree programs through offering one-time graduate student partial tuition waivers. Only students who have been admitted to the Jackson College of Graduate Studies, who are in their first year of graduate study, and who are existing full-time graduate students may apply. To be eligible, existing UCO graduate students must have an overall graduate GPA of 3.70 or higher and be willing to honor a commitment to serve on the Graduate Student Advisory Board, which meets once in the fall and spring semesters.
The University of Central Oklahoma’s Jackson College of Graduate Studies (JCGS) hosted its fourth Three Minute Thesis competition, which challenges contestants to demonstrate the value of their master’s research to a panel of business community members, in three minutes, using only one presentation slide.