Oakland University - Master's Degree

Oakland University is recognized as a student-centered, doctoral research institution with a global perspective. They engage their students in distinctive educational experiences that connect to the unique and diverse opportunities within and beyond the region.

  • Average Tuition USD 34,942

School Description

Oakland University is a public university located in the cities of Auburn Hills and Rochester Hills, Michigan. Situated on a 1,443-acre campus, it was co-founded by Matilda Dodge Wilson and John A. Hannah. It is the only major research university in Oakland County, from which the school derives its name, and it serves much of the Metro Detroit region. Oakland University was initially under the banner of Michigan State University as Michigan State University–Oakland, or MSU-O. In 1963, it became known as Oakland University.

Master Programs

  • 2200 N Squirrel Rd, Rochester, MI 48309, United States

    Applied Mathematical Sciences

    A program that focuses on the application of mathematics and statistics to the solution of functional problems in fields such as engineering and the applied sciences. Includes instruction in natural phenomena modeling continuum mechanics, reaction-diffusion, wave propagation, dynamic systems, numerical analysis, controlled theory, asymptotic methods, variation, optimization theory, inverse problems, and applications to specific scientific and industrial topics.

  • 2200 N Squirrel Rd, Rochester, MI 48309, United States

    Biology

    A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

  • 2200 N Squirrel Rd, Rochester, MI 48309, United States

    Chemistry

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of the composition and behavior of matter, including its micro- and macro-structure, the processes of chemical change, and the theoretical description and laboratory simulation of these phenomena.

  • 2200 N Squirrel Rd, Rochester, MI 48309, United States

    English

    Instructional programs that focus on the structure and use of the English language and dialects, speech, writing, and various aspects of the literatures and cultures of the English-speaking peoples.

  • 2200 N Squirrel Rd, Rochester, MI 48309, United States

    Health Administration

    A program that prepares individuals to develop, plan, and manage health care operations and services within health care facilities and across health care systems. Includes instruction in planning, business management, financial management, public relations, human resources management, health care systems operation and management, health care resource allocation and policy making, health law and regulations, and applications to specific types of health care services.

  • 2200 N Squirrel Rd, Rochester, MI 48309, United States

    History

    Instructional programs that focus on the study and interpretation of past events, institutions, issues, and cultures.

  • 2200 N Squirrel Rd, Rochester, MI 48309, United States

    Liberal Studies

    A program that is a structured combination of the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities, emphasizing breadth of study. Includes instruction in independently designed, individualized, or regular programs.

  • 2200 N Squirrel Rd, Rochester, MI 48309, United States

    Mathematics

    A general program that focuses on the analysis of quantities, magnitudes, forms, and their relationships, using symbolic logic and language. Includes instruction in algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

  • 2200 N Squirrel Rd, Rochester, MI 48309, United States

    Music

    A program that focuses on the knowledge and skills associated with personal music appreciation, the playing of a musical instrument, singing or recreational composition. This CIP code is not valid for IPEDS reporting.

  • 2200 N Squirrel Rd, Rochester, MI 48309, United States

    Music Education

    A general program that focuses on the introductory study and appreciation of music and the performing arts. Includes instruction in music, dance, and other performing arts media.

  • 2200 N Squirrel Rd, Rochester, MI 48309, United States

    Physics

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of matter and energy, and the formulation and testing of the laws governing the behavior of the matter-energy continuum. Includes instruction in classical and modern physics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics, mechanics, wave properties, nuclear processes, relativity and quantum theory, quantitative methods, and laboratory methods.

  • 2200 N Squirrel Rd, Rochester, MI 48309, United States

    Statistics

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of logical symbolic language and its applications.

  • 2200 N Squirrel Rd, Rochester, MI 48309, United States

    Vocal Performance

    A program that prepares individuals to master the human voice and performing art as solo and/or ensemble performers in concert, choir, opera, or other forms of singing. Includes instruction in voice pedagogy, diction, vocal physiology and exercise, expressive movement, repertoire, recital, and personal style development.

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Rankings

  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 662
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 591
  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 928
  • US News (National)
    US News (National) 231

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.50
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 79
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • Minimum incoming GMAT 500
  • Minimum SAT 860
  • Minimum ACT 18

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    Established in 1957

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          • Testimony
            1995-1998, Economics

            Jewel in Oakland countyOakland University has been one of the keys in my ability to stay relevant in the business world. The education I recieved helped me to continue to advance my career and be a contributor on a higher level. I found the Professsors were demanding and engaged, which helped me complete a 4 year degree in just over 4 years while I had many other responsibilites in life.

          • Testimony
            , Language and Rhetoric

            Excellence and OpportunityI returned to finish my degree in my mid 20s and I am so thankful I chose Oakland University. From the professors to the campus to the encouragement of the OU staff, it provided me with an excellent environment for learning what didn't come easy and exploring my natural gifts. I highly recommend the university to students of all ages. :)

          • Testimony
            1994-1998, Communication

            88.3 WXOUI am fortunate enough to have attended Oakland University. It's a great school on a beautiful campus, with a demanding, available, and caring faculty. I studied both music and communication, and was part of the (awesome) college radio station. I learned an immeasurable amount, met the GREATEST people, and am proud to say that I graduated from OU. I highly recommend my alma mater.