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Oklahoma City - An OSU Degree in OKC.

Mission and Vision


OSU-OKC’s mission is to advance our diverse communities through transformative career and workforce education programs and services.


OSU-OKC’s vision is to be the region’s leading career and workforce university.

The Cowboy Code

We end the day knowing we gave it everything we had.
Cowboys carry a work ethic of tenacious integrity.

We dream only as big as the sky.
Cowboys are creative innovators with boundless imagination.

We know challenges come with pain, but pain will not win.
Cowboys seize and respond to opportunities, no matter the obstacles.

We have a passion to do what’s right, even when it’s hard.
Cowboys help others and embrace a commitment to ethical excellence.

We stand for what matters, even if we stand alone.
Cowboys understand that responsibility and leadership can sometimes be lonely.

We finish what we start.
Cowboys stop when the task is done — not when the sun goes down.

Being a Cowboy isn’t in our clothes, it’s in our character.
Cowboys conduct themselves with devotion and sincerity — ever Loyal and True.

Core Values

Excellence - We seek excellence in all our endeavors and we are committed to continuous improvement.

Intellectual Freedom - We believe in ethical and scholarly questioning in an environment that respects the rights to freely pursue knowledge.

Diversity - We respect others and value diversity of opinions, freedom of expression, and ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

Integrity - We are committed to the principles of truth and honesty, and we will be equitable, ethical, and professional.

Service - We believe that serving others is a noble and worthy endeavor.

Stewardship of Resources - We are dedicated to the efficient and effective use of resources.  We accept the responsibility of the public's trust and are accountable for our actions.