A Message from the President

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OCU President Mark SmithWelcome to Ohio Christian University!

Congratulations! You have chosen the right university to pursue your life dreams and educational goals because OCU wants to invest in your life. Ohio Christian University and its College of Adult and Graduate Studies began offering degree programs for busy adults in 1999. We are keenly aware of the educational goals and unique needs of adult students. Research shows that adult education must be different. It must be conve- nient, relevant, collaborative, and experientially rich. We have worked hard to craft an education that meets your needs!

At Ohio Christian University, you will be prepared by a regionally accredited university (Higher Learning Commission – North Central Association). OCU offers a dedicated staff to serve you, convenient class times, and access at locations across Ohio and Georgia or online, anytime/anywhere. You will experience relevant course materials and faculty who are highly qualified both academically and experientially. Professors are prepared to help you tie the latest in academic theory with practical application. Whether you are here to continue your education and achieve greater job potential or to satisfy a personal goal of receiving your degree – I guarantee that you will grow more than you can imagine as you journey into the process of life-long learning.

Hope to see you soon! Dr. Mark A. Smith President