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UCO Ranked Among Top Universities for Online Organizational Leadership Degree

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Jan. 25, 2022

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UCO Ranked Among Top Universities for Online Organizational Leadership Degree 

The University of Central Oklahoma is ranked as a top institution for its online Bachelor of Science in organizational leadership according to a recent national ranking by ZDnet. Central ranked nine out of 25 and is the only higher education institution in the state recognized on the list.

Programs were assessed on academics, reputation, affordability and programmatic excellence. Data sources include the National Center for Education Statistics and the U.S. Department of Education’s College Scorecard.

“We have a great team in place not only to support our adult students but to implement a rich curriculum that prepares our learners for leadership positions,” said Trevor Cox, Ph.D., assistant professor and assistant chairperson of adult education and safety sciences at Central.

“Our partnership with state regents helps us keep our degree affordable and we have a great support team to help students navigate online learning and complete their degrees. We are honored for all of this hard work to be recognized.”

As part of Central’s Connected Campus adult degree completion program, the Bachelor of Science in organizational leadership prepares students in professional communication, leadership and management and ethics with a focus in either supervision or global citizenship.

UCO offers adult degree completion programs designed for adults who have earned prior college credits and want to complete their degree. In addition to the Bachelor of Science in organizational leadership, students can earn a Bachelor of Business Administration in general business, a Bachelor of Science in general studies or a Bachelor of Arts in applied liberal arts.

Other fully online degrees offered through the UCO Connected Campus include the Bachelor of Business Administration in human resource management, management or marketing, the professional Master of Business Administration and the Master of Education in library media education, the Master of Public Administration in either urban management or public and nonprofit management, Master of Arts in strategic communications and the Master of Science in nursing, as well as the RN to B.S. in nursing track.

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