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Why UCO?

We offer quality, accredited degrees

At Central, we have a rich tradition of helping students learn and achieve their dreams, dating back to our founding in 1890. The UCO Connected Campus extends that tradition, offering quality, accredited online degrees. Our online programs are held to the same rigorous standards as our traditional on-campus programs, and our professors have real-world experience in the subjects they teach.

The university has earned several national accreditations, such as full accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, the Association of American Colleges and Schools of Business, and Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.

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We offer a flexible path to a college degree 

The UCO Connected Campus is open when you are available. Our programs are ideal for those who are working full-time or have other commitments that make commuting to campus a challenge. Early birds, night owls, and anyone in between, can see their dreams of a college degree take flight. You just need a computer, an internet connection and a desire to learn. 

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Our degrees are relevant to the needs of today's workplace

Degrees offered in the UCO Connected Campus have been evaluated for relevancy in today’s and tomorrow’s job market. Jobs are available now, and growth is expected in the future.

Marketing – There are more than 4,600 jobs in the OKC metro, with job growth expected over the next eight years. Comparable demand in 49 of 50 states. Average annual salary in OKC for marketing graduates is $56,284.

Human Resource Management – More than 2,200 jobs in the OKC metro, with job growth expected over the next eight years. Comparable demand in 43 of 50 states. Average annual salary in OKC $54,150

Our degrees broaden opportunities 

College graduates earn more than those with only a high school diploma. A 2018 study found that those with a college degree earn, on average, $900,000 more over their working life than a person with only a high school diploma. College graduates also are more likely to be employed, have health insurance, have retirement plans, and report higher levels of happiness, among other benefits. 

For example, the RN to BS in Nursing track opens more work and leadership opportunities as many hospitals seeking magnet status require a bachelor’s degree for nurses. And with the UCO Connected Campus, you can complete this program in as little as 10 months. 

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