Current Graduate Students
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Graduate Student Resources
News and Information
UCO Jackson College of Graduate Studies (JCGS) hosts an annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) research competition. Contestants must demonstrate the value of their master's research to a panel of business community members in three minutes or less, using only one presentation slide. Pictured, left to right, Jeanetta Sims, Ph.D., dean of Central's JCGS; Charmaine Lopez-Davis, first-place winner; and, Bob Weiss, sponsor of the 3MT® and Edmond businessman and owner of Othello's and Around the Corner restaurants.
Graduate Student Advisory Board
Jackson College of Graduate Studies (JCGS) appointed its 2022-23 Graduate Student Advisory Board (GSAB). In 2019, Dean Sims founded the Graduate Student Advisory Board (GSAB) as a mechanism for privileging and foregrounding graduate student voices directly to the Dean.
Learn about what you need to know for your plan of study to stay on track for graduation, what you need to apply for graduation, and receive assistance with the graduation process.
Meet the Graduate College Deans
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!