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UCO Voted Best for Undergraduate and MBA Programs, Forensic Science Expertise by Journal Record Readers

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July 5, 2022

Media Contact: Kyla Carter, Communications and Marketing Coordinator, UCO University Communications, 405-974-2127, 

UCO Voted Best for Undergraduate and MBA Programs, Forensic Science Expertise by Journal Record Readers

The University of Central Oklahoma was recognized as the best in three categories: undergraduate programs, Master of Business Administration (MBA) program and forensic experts, according to the Journal Record’s 2022 Reader Rankings.

The rankings are determined by reader voting conducted from March 7 – April 8, 2022, which garnered more than 18,700 votes.

Central connects its students to unmatched value found in 119 undergraduate areas and 81 graduate majors, including the fully online and in-person MBA program. The MBA programs are offered in a cohort-based format designed to provide team building, networking and career-building opportunities for students and can be completed in as little as 16 months.

UCO’s forensic expertise can be found in numerous local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, including the FBI, the Federal Aviation Administration Forensic Laboratory, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation Forensic Science Center, the Missouri State Highway Patrol Laboratory, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation Crime Laboratory, Texas Department of Public Safety and the Oklahoma Medical Examiner’s Office, among others. UCO’s W. Roger Webb Forensic Science Institute (FSI) graduates have also been accepted to medical schools, schools of law and other graduate programs across the country.

With strong connections throughout the Oklahoma City metro, UCO is dedicated to developing in students the confidence to succeed through transformative learning experiences. 

Central prides itself as a smart investment for success, preparing future leaders in an opportunity-rich environment, with access to more than 200 student organizations and the internship, employment, entertainment and cultural offerings of the rapidly growing Oklahoma City metropolitan area.

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