2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    Jun 22, 2024  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Information

Correspondence on the topics listed below should be addressed to the following offices at

Oklahoma Baptist University
500 W. University
Shawnee, OK 74804

Academic Affairs


Dr. Matthew Emerson
Dean of Theology, Art, and Humanities
Chair of Angell School of Visual and Performing Arts
Chair of Hobbs School of Theology and Ministry
Chair of Division of Behavioral and Social Science
Chair of Division of Language and Literature

Dr. Larinee Dennis
Dean of Business, Health Science, and Education
Chair of Dickinson School of Business
Chair of Division of Exercise Science, Sports, and Recreation
Chair of School of Nursing
Chair of Hurley School of Science and Mathematics
Chair of School of Education

Residence Assignments

Residential Life Office - 405.585.5260


Executive Offices - 405.585.5805

Financial Assistance

Student Financial Services Office - 405.585.5020

Information for Prospective Students

Admissions Office - 405.585.5000


Admissions Office - 405.585.5000

University Switchboard


Oklahoma Baptist University complies with all federal and state non-discrimination laws and is an equal opportunity institution. However, Oklahoma Baptist University reserves the right to, and does, maintain student educational and behavioral standards and employment requirements and standards based upon religious considerations consistent with its role and mission. While this catalog was prepared on the basis of the best information available at the time of publication, all information, including statements of fees, academic offerings and course descriptions, admission and graduation requirements, and rules of conduct is subject to change without notice or obligation. Oklahoma Baptist University is not obligated to fulfill its contractual agreements with the student in the event that the educational or operational processes of the University are disrupted due to national strife, natural disaster, labor disputes, interruption of power supplies, or other such circumstances. Also, in the event of financial exigency, the University is entitled to suspend all or part of its contractual obligations to the student.

The Academic Catalog is published annually by Oklahoma Baptist University.

Accreditation and Membership

Accreditation is subject to periodic review and reevaluation by the accrediting agency. A student may wish to ascertain the accreditation of specific degrees, programs, or courses of instruction at the time of enrollment.

Oklahoma Baptist University is accredited by

The Higher Learning Commission North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
30 North LaSalle St., Suite 2400
Chicago, Illinois 60602, 312.263.0456

Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

National Association of Schools of Music

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation

Oklahoma Office of Educational Quality and Accountability

The University holds membership in

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

Association for Computing Machinery

Association of College Administration Professionals

Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education

Consortium for Global Education

Council for Christian Colleges and Universities

Council for Higher Education Accreditation

Council for Advancement and Support of Education

International Association of Baptist Colleges and Universities

International Reading Association

National Association of College and University Business Officers

National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities

National Christian College Athletic Association

Candidate for Membership in the National Collegiate Athletic Association

Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence

Oklahoma Independent Colleges and Universities

Society for Research in Child Development