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Dr. Tim McElroyDirector, Reach Higher

Oklahoma’s Degree Completion Program

Dr. Debbie Blanke

Reach Higher Contact

Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education

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One Initiative to

Credential the

State’s Workforce

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DC

OK00

No state with a low proportion of Bachelor’s degrees has a high per capita income.

CT

NJ

OK05

MD

MA

VA

NH

NY

DE

MN

RI

CA

AK

CO

WA

IL

NV

HI

WI

PA

VT

MI

GA

WY

OR

FL

No state with a high proportion of Bachelor’s degrees has a low per capita income.

IA

ME

OH

AZ

NC

IN

KS

TN

ND

MO

NE

TX

SD

AL

MT

KY

SC

OK

UT

NM

WV

LA

ID

AR

MS

State Per Capita Personal Income v. Share of Adult

Population with Bachelor's Degree or Higher (2005)

Oklahoma moved from 46th to 42nd in the rankings of the percentage of adults with a bachelor’s degree.

OK

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23.3

23.2

23.8

23.3

35.5

28.2

24.0

22.4

23.0

25.1

18.9

25.1

20.6

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Oklahoma’s

Response

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Bachelor of Science in

  • Organizational Leadership
  • Associate in Arts in Enterprise Development
  • Associate in Science in Enterprise Development
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Oklahoma’s flexible, affordable degree completion program.

Designed for working adults who want to finish their college degree from a state college or university.

A second chance to finish a degree – while keeping a normal routine, maintaining normal work hours and having family time.

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Designed by university and college faculty and administrators in Oklahoma to meet the needs of businesses.

Bachelor’s degree available at nine universities with common costs and curriculum and with a convenient on-line application process.

Associate’s degrees available at 14 community colleges and technical branches with options in business and general studies, uniquely designed for each student.

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Over 300,000 Oklahomans left college with some credit but no degree (associate or baccalaureate).

Nearly 70,000 Oklahomans have left college with more than 77 credit hours and a 2.0 GPA

People leave college for:

Family reasons

Finances

2004 OSRHE Market Assessment

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Two major reasons for returning to complete a degree:

Personal satisfaction

Better job opportunities

Factors impacting their re-enrollment in college:

Convenience

Accelerated format

Credit for previous experience

Cost

2004 OSRHE Market Assessment

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1/3 indicated they would definitely enroll in an Oklahoma public university degree completion program over private programs

70% indicated that the program would be affordable if tuition were similar to current public university and college tuition rates

2004 OSRHE Market Assessment

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December 2004 – discussions with business and industry, campus administration and faculty.

  • February 2006 – Northeastern State University designated “Lead Institution”
  • February 2006 / March 2007- Program Development
        • Curriculum
        • Faculty & Staff
        • Degree
        • Policy
        • Webpage
        • Marketing
  • September 2010 – creation of the Associate’s completion program
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February 2007 – Program Approved:

Cameron University, Lawton

East Central University, Ada

Langston University, OKC

Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Alva

Northeastern State University, Tahlequah

Rogers State University, Claremore

Southeastern Oklahoma State University (Joined in 2010)

Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Weatherford

University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond

reach higher the curriculum

REACH HIGHER The Curriculum

Baccalaureate Program:

General Education 40 hrs.

Professional Electives 33-39 hrs.

Field Exp./Internship 3 hrs.

Core Required 27-30 hrs.

Institution-specific 12-15 hrs.

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 124 hrs.

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Foundations of Organizational Leadership and Personal Development

Professional Communication

Data Analysis & Interpretation

Survey of Fiscal Management

Ethics & Organizations

The Individual, The Organization & Society

Leading and Managing

Markets and Stakeholders

Capstone

reach higher admission requirements

REACH HIGHERAdmission Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree:

At least 21 years old

Completed at least 72 hrs. of college credit

Minimum 2.0 graduation/ retention GPA in past college work

Completed general education requirements as defined by the home institution or by AA or AS degree

reach higher costs

REACH HIGHERCosts

$165.00 per credit hour (resident)

$391.00 per credit hour (non-resident)

(Effective August, 2010)

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2,695 Inquiries

1,681 Applications

261 Majors enrolled

392 Total enrolled in classes

115 Program Graduates since March 2007

125 Referred to other programs

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Average Age: 40

Gender: 1/3 Male

2/3 Female

Ethnicity: 71% White, Non-Hispanic

14% American Indian

12% Black, Non-Hispanic

3% Hispanic

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Financial Aid:

  • 47% Do not qualify for financial aid
  • 40% Qualify for some federal aid
  • 13% Qualify for loans only

Average Course Load:

  • 3 to 6 credit hours per 8-weeks
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Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology

  • Oklahoma State University – Oklahoma City
  • Redlands Community College
  • Rose State College
  • Seminole State College
  • Tulsa Community College
  • Western Oklahoma State College

Associate Degrees:

  • Carl Albert State College
  • Connors State College
  • Eastern Oklahoma State College
  • Murray State College
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College
  • Northern Oklahoma College
  • Oklahoma City Community College
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REACH HIGHER The Curriculum

Associate Program:

General Education 37 hrs.

Core Required 23 hrs.

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 60 hrs.

Options:

Business (accounting, economics, management, business statistics, etc.)

General Studies (individualized for the student’s academic and career goals)

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REACH HIGHERAdmission Requirements

Associate Degrees

At least 21 years old

Completed at least 18 hrs. of college credit

Minimum 2.0 graduation/ retention GPA in past college work

Completed any required remedial work

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REACH HIGHERCosts

Same as current tuition costs at each participating institution (no common tuition at this point in time).

On average, $90 per credit hour for Oklahoma residents

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For more information or to have us come present the information to your agency, company, or clients, contact us!

  • Dr. Tim McElroy - mcelroyt@nsuok.edu or 918.683.0040, ext. 5017
  • Dr. Debbie Blanke – dblanke@osrhe.edu or 405.225.9145