Business School Overview
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#79 in Part-time MBA
Business School Overview
The Michael F. Price College of Business at University of Oklahoma offers graduate programs in these departments and concentrations: entrepreneurship, finance, and management information systems. Its tuition is full-time: $175 per credit (in-state); full-time: $652 per credit (out-of-state); part-time: $175 per credit (in-state); and part-time: $652 per credit (out-of-state). At graduation, 63.6 percent of graduates of the full-time program are employed.
At University of Oklahoma, students in the Michael F. Price College of Business study in Norman, located in the center of the state and about 20 miles south of Oklahoma City. UO business students can connect with the university community by cheering on the UO Sooners athletic teams, which compete in the NCAA Division I, or by exploring the university’s more than 300 student organizations and large Greek-life presence.
Students at UO’s Price College of Business can check out its Distinguished Speaker Series, which brings in top-level business professionals, or visit with the executive in residence, who speaks to the college’s students, faculty, and administrators about his or her specialized field. (One past executive-in-residence was Mark Smith, chief financial officer of Ultra Petroleum.)
Business students can also take advantage of networking opportunities, mentors, workshops, and panels with alumni of the Price College’s network of about 28,000 graduates.
In the classroom, full-time graduate students at Price College of Business can earn an M.B.A. in 16 months, and working part-time students can pursue the professional M.B.A. program on the UO Oklahoma City campus in about 30 months. M.B.A. students can choose to specialize in energy, finance, entrepreneurship, management information systems, or risk management.
At the UO Price College, graduate students can also earn master’s degrees in accountancy and management information systems, as well as several dual degree programs, including one that combines an M.B.A. with a B.S. in petroleum engineering. Graduate students of the Price College of Business can join the Graduate Business Association, which helps students build leadership skills, fundraise, and network.
|Application deadline (U.S. residents)||June 1|
|Application deadline (international students)||March 1|
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|Average base salary||$67,758|
|Full-time graduates employed at graduation||63.6%|
* Business School Overview details based on 2012 data