About CEPD

About the Center for Executive and Professional Development

For 60 years we have served a vital role in the economic growth of Oklahoma by providing more than 150 executive and professional development programs to more than 14,500 individuals each year. These programs are offered to the public and are continually being developed and refined to adapt to the ever-changing needs of Oklahoma and regional businesses. Programs may be custom designed to meet the needs of each particular client. We are available to provide needs assessments and program delivery as well as a variety of administrative functions ranging from basic facilitation to total program planning.

About the Spears School of Business

The Spears School of Business is composed of six academic departments with a student body of more than 3,900 undergraduate students pursuing 15 degrees with approximately 800 students pursuing six master’s degrees. The School also offers Ph.D.s in business administration and in economics. The School is also home to more than 100 tenured and tenure-track educational professionals, many of whom have received outstanding teaching awards and have been recognized for innovative instruction. The Spears School faculty are nationally and internationally recognized for their publications and leadership positions in professional academic associations. The faculty are sought-after consultants and practitioners as well as caring teachers. The School actively incorporates technology into the curriculum and seeks input from leaders in business and government to help create industry-driven degrees.

About our Faculty

The faculty of the Spears School of Business is composed of noted scholars, authors, sought-after consultants and practitioners, and caring teachers. Many of the faculty have received outstanding teaching awards and have been recognized for innovative instruction. They are nationally and internationally recognized for their publications and leadership positions in professional academic associations.

About Oklahoma State University

OSU is a comprehensive, land-grant university located in Stillwater, a north-central Oklahoma community with a population of more than 42,000. Stillwater offers affordable small-town living with the recreational and cultural advantages found in larger cities. Located approximately 60 miles from the Tulsa and Oklahoma City metropolitan areas, it is an easy commute to international airports, shopping, entertainment and business districts. The university, which is the safest in the Big 12 Conference, has an enrollment of approximately 26,000 students on its four campuses. OSU offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees in a large number of fields, as well as the professional doctor of osteopathy and doctor of veterinary medicine degrees.