College of Graduate and Professional Studies News Articles

Carl Joins OBU as Director of International Student Services and IEP

July 24, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University recently welcomed Joy Carl as director of international student services and the intensive English program. She assumed her duties effective June 12. In 2001, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Christian…

OBU’s MFT Counseling Clinic Brings Hope, Healing to Community

May 26, 2017 | Permalink

Transforming lives – a key component of OBU’s mission – is powerfully demonstrated by the University’s Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) graduate program. The students and faculty of the MFT program apply their skills to…

OBU Board of Trustees Approves Faculty Promotions and New Faculty Contracts

May 19, 2017 | Permalink

During their spring meeting on the Shawnee campus May 19, the Oklahoma Baptist University Board of Trustees attended a “first nail” ceremony for the new Marriage and Family Therapy Clinic, approved faculty promotions and new faculty…

OBU to Host First Nail Ceremony May 19 for New Counseling Clinic

May 17, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University will host a “first nail” ceremony Friday, May 19, at 8 a.m. The ceremony will celebrate a significant building remodel that will take place over the summer in preparation for a new counseling clinic. The…

OBU’s MFT Program Partners with BGCO for Critical Incident Training

May 9, 2017 | Permalink

Through a partnership between Oklahoma Baptist University’s marriage and family therapy program, and the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma, OBU recently hosted group crisis intervention training to equip attendees for volunteering in…

Raley to Speak During OBU Spring Commencement May 19

May 8, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University will hold its 2017 Spring Commencement Friday, May 19, at 3 p.m. The event will take place in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium on the OBU campus in Shawnee. Tickets are required for admission, but a video…

OBU Welcomes DeWoody as Dean of Graduate College

May 2, 2017 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University is pleased to welcome Dr. Susan DeWoody as dean of the College of Graduate and Professional Studies. She will assume her duties at OBU effective May 15. DeWoody currently serves as vice president and dean of the…

Earn Your Undergrad Degree and MBA in Five Years at OBU

January 24, 2017 | Permalink

For high school students, there are many options available to choose from when it comes to deciding on a university to attend, a major to declare and career options to consider. At Oklahoma Baptist University, we recognize the many options…

OBU Honors 103 Graduates During Winter Commencement

December 16, 2016 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University conferred degrees upon 74 undergraduate and 29 graduate students during Winter Commencement, Friday, Dec. 16. The ceremony took place in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium. Pastor Joe Ligon, senior pastor at…

OBU to Honor 103 Graduates During Winter Commencement Dec. 16

December 16, 2016 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University will confer degrees upon 74 undergraduate and 29 graduate students during Winter Commencement, Friday, Dec. 16. The ceremony will take place in Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium at 2 p.m. Pastor Joe Ligon,…

The Benefits of Working While Pursuing Your MBA

December 8, 2016 | Permalink

If you are considering returning to school to pursue your Master of Business Administration, you will find many varieties of programs available: Full-Time A full-time MBA program typically takes between one and two years, and students go to…

OBU Marriage and Family Therapy Deadlines and Details

November 22, 2016 | Permalink

You’ve decided Marriage and Family Therapy is the right program for you, so now it’s time to move on to the next step - applying for the program and taking classes. Missing the Priority Application Deadline can make it more…

How to Personalize Your MBA Experience at OBU

November 7, 2016 | Permalink

If you’re considering earning you Master of Business Administration, you may not realize that there is no “one size fits all” for an MBA program. At Oklahoma Baptist University, we believe there is more than one way to get the…

Exploring MBA Specialties in OKC

November 4, 2016 | Permalink

Once you have decided to pursue your MBA, you’ll realize there can be so much more to an MBA program than just a general track. With specialties and areas of focus in project management, leadership, energy and international business, it…

How to Get Licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist in Oklahoma

October 23, 2016 | Permalink

Becoming a licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT) in Oklahoma is a process that starts with the pursuit of a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. In Oklahoma, aspiring therapists can pursue designation as a Licensed…

"What Can I Do With a Marriage and Family Therapy Degree?"

October 21, 2016 | Permalink

One of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to choosing to pursue Marriage and Family Therapy over a different counseling degree is, “How is Marriage and Family Therapy different, and what can I do with that…

How the Marriage and Family Therapy Program at OBU Incorporates Christian Values

October 19, 2016 | Permalink

You’ve decided Marriage and Family Therapy is the degree you want to pursue, but now you’re looking for the right MFT program for you. The culture of each MFT program varies by school, and it’s important to find the culture…

Ethics in the Working World: How OBU Prepares Graduates

October 17, 2016 | Permalink

MBA graduate students often hear buzzwords like “business ethics” tossed around without a real understanding of how an MBA degree will prepare them to act ethically and discern troubling situations in the corporate world. At…

Student Profile: Project Management

October 12, 2016 | Permalink

Have you considered earning your MBA in Project Management? With classes offered completely online or through a combination of online and in person classes, OBU has options to help you fit a degree into your busy schedule, even if you are…

Career Opportunities in Marriage and Family Therapy

October 10, 2016 | Permalink

If you’re interested in Marriage and Family Therapy as a career path, you likely want to know what life will be like after getting your degree and licensure or certifications. The federal government recognizes Family Therapists as…

Is Marriage and Family Therapy the Right Program for You?

October 3, 2016 | Permalink

If you’re considering graduate school and your passion lies in providing competent counseling to individuals, married couples and families while taking into account a Christian perspective, obtaining a Master of Science in Marriage and…

OBU Announces Scholarships for MBA Students

September 8, 2016 | Permalink

OBU’s College of Graduate and Professional Studies recently announced four new scholarships for students seeking Master of Business Administration degrees. OBU offers fully online MBA options in leadership, project management,…

OBU International MBA Ranks in Top Ten in Affordability

July 27, 2016 | Permalink

Oklahoma Baptist University recently ranked in the top ten nationally for affordability with its online international MBA, as ranked by BestValueMBA.net. The ranking considered data gathered from the NCES College Navigator Database. OBU ranked…