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Graduate School to Host Grand Opening Sept. 11

August 30, 2012

The OBU Graduate School will host a Grand Opening celebration of its new campus at 3800 N. May Ave. in Oklahoma City on Tuesday, Sept. 11, from 5-7 p.m. The community is cordially invited to attend.

"We are very proud to show off our new campus facilities," said Dr. Scott Harris, director of the OBU Graduate School. "Our new location allows us to continue expanding our graduate programs as we open the next chapter of the OBU Graduate School story."

The OBU Graduate School moved to its new located in the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma building in May. It formerly was located in downtown Oklahoma City. The Grand Opening event will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new location at 5:30 p.m.

The Graduate School offers a master's in business administration (MBA) degree and a master's in nursing education (MSN) degree. New tracks in energy management and global nursing began in August. Studies in OBU's marriage and family therapy (MFT) degree program will commence with the Fall 2013 semester.

Designed for working adults, the MBA degree program at OBU Graduate School teaches students to think strategically, lead effectively and exercise power ethically in a global business world. The program includes an International Business Practicum which includes travel to a foreign country where students learn local business customs and encounter new cultures.

The MBA energy management track is designed for individuals who wish to prepare for leadership positions in the energy sector. Graduates will gain the understanding of business issues related to the energy industry in a global economy.

Students in the MSN degree program learn nursing education principles and skills in a contemporary environment. Classes in the MSN degree program meet one night a week and one Saturday per class.

The MSN global nursing track is designed for individuals who wish to step into leadership positions in international health organizations or cross-cultural health care settings within the United States. Graduates will gain the expertise and experience they need to help develop and guide health care systems within the context of international or cross-cultural populations.

Visit the OBU Graduate School website for more information.