School of Agriculture and Applied Science

Programs/Degrees

Graduate

1. Master of Science in Entrepreneurial Studies
Mission Statement

The Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and Research at Langston University seeks to maximize learning opportunities for entrepreneurially inclined students; deliver a world class entrepreneurship curriculum for the MES Program; facilitate and conduct academic research on topics relevant and useful to entrepreneurs; create a network of relationships with the local entrepreneurial community; and provide a comprehensive and meaningful resource for students, faculty and the entrepreneurial community. Vision: The Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and Research at Langston University strives to produce highly qualified entrepreneurs.

The Center is committed to prepare highly competent and business-educated entrepreneurs who are capable of addressing the many scenarios faced in entrepreneurship

Goals/Objectives

The faculty and staff at the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and Research strive to:

  1. Prepare students with an innovative entrepreneurial mindset to pursue careers with new and emerging growth companies representing different stages in the value chain.
  2. Facilitate rigorous research in the field of entrepreneurship.
  3. Create symbiotic relationships and partnerships between the center and the students who create, build and operate entrepreneurial companies.
  4. Produce well-educated entrepreneurial innovators.
  5. Significantly enhance the prospects for success of students who embark on entrepreneurial ventures.
  6. Create venture funding via endowments to fuel the success of the entrepreneurship program and to provide the resources to propel the program to ever greater successes.
  7. Develop and create a highly skilled and educated workforce to restore the glorious past of traditional businesses in the state of Oklahoma and the country as a whole.
  8. Facilitate a strong economy, innovative technologies, and an extraordinary quality of life for emerging entrepreneurs.

Program Description

The Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and Research is in Langston, Oklahoma. The master’s degree in Entrepreneurial Studies offers classes at Langston campus. As part of long demanded and much needed support for the local entrepreneurial community, the Center offers a unique blend of experiences and professional skills through entrepreneurship education.

Our distinguished faculty is recognized for its national and global perspectives on the instruction and mentoring of students in entrepreneurial thinking, economics, finance, marketing, and business management. The educational program is “learner centric” and provides many opportunities for students to hone their entrepreneurial skills and develop technical and professional competence.

The program provides unparalleled access to, and networking with, educational institutions, private sector partners, alumni, and other patrons and serves as a comprehensive resource to students, faculty, and entrepreneurial counterparts. The Center’s advisory desk functions as a dynamic support service to the local business community, facilitating partnerships and entrepreneurial activity generally. The Center has taken a leadership role in advancing the vision for Langston University’s President for the next 10 years which is, “From Excellence to Greatness”. The center seeks to transform entrepreneurship skills into an understanding of new businesses, reach out to the audience of entrepreneurs, and discover and promote venture grade ideas that cater to emerging local, national, and global markets. By maintaining close ties with the business community, the Center is well positioned to contribute to the growth of greater Oklahoma, and the nation at large.

Please see the degree program options below.

Master’s Degree Program in Entrepreneurial Studies Track I (Business Degree holders)
Master’s Degree Program in Entrepreneurial Studies Track II (Non-Business Degree holders)
Helpful Resources
Below are links to helpful resources if you are considering our program.

Resources for resident students

  • Cost of Attendance – Resident Student
  • Course Catalog
  • Graduate Degree Application
  • Graduate Application Checklist
  • Program Application

Resources For Non-Resident/International Students

  • Cost of Attendance – Non-Resident Student
  • Financial requirements and sponsorship information for international students
  • I-20 Application
CONTACT
Hassan Ahmed, MBA, MSA, Ph.D.
Acting Director, Center for Entrepreneurial Studies & MES Advisor
School of Business, Moore Hall 319
2. Master of Education in Urban Education

Mission

Our mission is to improve teaching and learning in a diverse, rapidly changing, and increasingly technological society by preparing and supporting candidates in constructing knowledge, increasing capabilities, and developing sensitivity and responsiveness to the needs of children, families, and communities in urban centers and rural environments. This program is designed to prepare graduate candidates for work with individuals growing up in urban areas with multifaceted problems in education, healthcare, childcare, law enforcement, and corrections.

Vision

It is our commitment to preparing highly competent educational practitioners that are capable of addressing the special problems that they may encounter in urban experiences at the community, state, and national levels.

Objective & Goals

Our faculty strives to anticipate the needs of ever-increasing opportunity gap that exists in education. From this need, the program has the objectives to:

  1. Prepare candidates to understand and implement social justice and equity-based practices.
  2. Engage candidates in critical self-reflection that helps them to develop equity-oriented dispositions.
  3. Provide candidates the knowledge and tools necessary to engage in transformative practices that lead to the transformation of complex educational systems in urban contexts and communities.

Helpful Links

Graduate Program Application

Application Process

Please review steps 1-5 below to begin your application process. If you have questions regarding the admissions process or need additional information on the Master of Science in Urban Education, please contact us at urbanadmissions@langston.edu.

STEP 1: Please download and complete the graduate application packet.

STEP 2: Complete the Graduate Application Packet.

STEP 3: Return or mail completed graduate application, official transcripts (from the college/university where you obtained your baccalaureate degree), letters of recommendation, and your application fee ($25.00 check or money order) as one complete packet to:
LU Graduate Admissions
914 North Greenwood Ave
OK 74106

You may also have your transcripts sent electronically via Parchment or National Clearinghouse to urbanadmissions@langston.edu. Former LU students graduating after 2000 may request an official transcript from LU by visiting: student-portals and following the step by step instructions.

Former LU students graduating prior to 2000 will need to email luregistrar@langston.edu to request an official transcript.

  1. All graduate application packets must be submitted to the Student Services counter. Once all required documents have been submitted you may communicate with your advisor regarding your admissions status to the university, the interview process necessary for next steps for enrollment. While you wait, please be sure to submit your FASFA by visiting www.fafsa.ed.gov or https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa (School Code=003157).

STEP 5: Visit https://www.ets.org/gre/ to view the registration schedule for GRE testing. Please communicate with your program advisor regarding GRE requirements that are specific to your program. GRE Wavier information is available on the GRE website.

Note: The process for attending classes requires the following:

  1. Admission to Langston University
  2. Acceptance to the graduate program
  3. Enrollment in classes (you’ll need to activate your Lion Key, retrieve your 6-digit banner PIN, and provide the PIN to your advisor to enroll)
  4. Class attendance
CONTACT
Orlenthea McGowan
3. Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling (Two Tracks Available)

Track 1: Rehabilitation Counseling (Master of Science/Licensed Professional Counselor)

Explore your options for earning your professional degree in Rehabilitation Counseling.

See the required course work below.

Semester One

  • RC 5603 Foundations of Rehabilitation Counseling (3 cr)
  • RC 5613 Medical and Psychological Aspects of Disability I (3 cr) (Prerequisite)
  • HC 5623 Theory and Practice of Rehabilitation Counseling (3 cr)
  • RC 5633 Assessment and Evaluation (3 cr)

Semester Two

  • RC 5643 Research Methods and Statistics (3 cr)
  • RC 5653 Medical and Psychological Aspects of Disability II (3 cr) RC 5663 Ethics in Rehabilitation Counseling (3 cr)
  • RC 5673 Vocational and Career Development (3 cr)

Semester Three

  • RC5683 Practicum A (3 cr)
  • RC5693 Caseload Management (3 cr)

Track 2: Rehabilitation Counseling (Master of Science)

Licensed Professional Counselor/Vocational Evaluation & Work Adjustment)

The School of Education and Behavioral Sciences offers a post baccalaureate graduate professional Rehabilitation Counseling program leading to the Master of Science (M.S.) in Rehabilitation Counseling. The Rehabilitation Counseling degree program is designed principally for individuals who seek the certification of Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC). A minimum of 48 credit hours in approved graduate courses are required.

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Explore your options for earning your professional degree in Rehabilitation Counseling.

See the required course work below.

Semester One

  • RC 5603 Foundations of Rehabilitation Counseling (3 cr)
  • RC 5613 Medical and Psychological Aspects of Disability I (3 cr) (Prerequisite)
  • HC 5623 Theory and Practice of Rehabilitation Counseling (3 cr)
  • RC 5633 Assessment and Evaluation (3 cr)

Semester Two

  • RC 5643 Research Methods and Statistics (3 cr)
  • RC 5653 Medical and Psychological Aspects of Disability II (3 cr) RC 5663 Ethics in Rehabilitation Counseling (3 cr)
  • RC 5673 Vocational and Career Development (3 cr)

Semester Three

  • RC5683 Practicum A (3 cr)
  • RC5693 Caseload Management (3 cr)

Track 2: Rehabilitation Counseling (Master of Science)

Licensed Professional Counselor/Vocational Evaluation & Work Adjustment

Explore your options for earning your professional degree in Rehabilitation Counseling.

See the required course work below.

Semester One

  • RC 5603 Foundations of Rehabilitation Counseling (3 cr)
  • RC 5613 Medical and Psychological Aspects of Disability I (3 cr)
    (Prerequisite)
  • HC 5623 Theory and Practice of Rehabilitation Counseling (3 cr)
  • RC 5633 Assessment and Evaluation (3 cr)

Semester Two

  • RC 5643 Research Methods and Statistics (3 cr)
  • RC 5653 Medical and Psychological Aspects of Disability II (3 cr)
  • RC 5663 Ethics in Rehabilitation Counseling (3 cr)
  • RC 5673 Vocational and Career Development (3 cr)

Semester Three

  • RC5683 Practicum A (3 cr)
  • RC5693 Caseload Management (3 cr)

Semester Four

  • RC5703 Job Development and Placement (3 cr)
  • RC5713 Assistive Technology in Vocational Rehabilitation (3 cr)
  • RC5733 Group Counseling (Elective) (3 cr)

Semester Five

  • RC5723 Internship I (3 cr)
  • RC5743 Internship II (3 cr)
CONTACT
Dr. Corey L. Moore, CRC

Upcoming Events

45th Anniversary Luncheon: LU-Tulsa

June 13, 2024
The Langston University urban campuses located in Oklahoma City and Tulsa will commemorate their 45-year anniversaries this June with celebratory luncheons. LU-Tulsa will celebrate its 45-year anniversary with a luncheon in the Doubletree by Hilton in Downtown Tulsa on June 13. The deadline to purchase tickets is June 6. Tickets can be purchased for $45 at bit.ly/LUTulsa45. Paid parking available near ...

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Langston University will host a Juneteenth Informational Fair at the Oklahoma City campus, 7401 N. Kelley Avenue, on Thursday, June 13 from 5-7 p.m. The event, sponsored by LU’s Reach Higher Program, will feature family-friendly activities such as a bounce house, face painting and food. It will also give attendees an opportunity to learn about Langston’s online bachelor’s degree in ...

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