The programs in OSUIT's School of Arts, Sciences and Health have been designed to provide students with the skills they need to succeed in today's competitive job market. At OSUIT, we offer courses in a variety of areas, including Culinary Arts, Nursing, Business, Applied Technical Leadership and more.
- General Studies (Degree Seeking: Undeclared Majors)
- Allied Health Sciences (AS)*
- Applied Technical Leadership (BT)*
- Applied Technology (AAS)*
- Business (AS)*
- Culinary Arts (AAS)
- Culinary Arts Certificate Programs:
- Foundational Culinary Skills
- Foundations of Restaurant Management
- Enterprise Development (AS)*
- Business Administration Option
- General Studies Option
- Nursing (AAS)
- Pre-Education (AS)*
- Pre-Professional Studies (AS)*
Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology is a recognized leader in applied technology education and is known for world-class teaching facilities, partnerships with industry, and a nearly 90 percent career placement rate.
The faculty in our programs are highly experienced designers, creatives, artists, and technicians who have worked for and with a varied clientele locally, regionally and nationally. These are practicing professionals who continue to work and bring their expertise into the classroom every day.
OSU Institute of Technology prides itself on industry partner relationships. Each technical program at OSUIT has an Advisory Committee comprised of industry experts who work closely with faculty and staff to assure excellence in OSUIT's programs of study. Learn more about the companies OSUIT partners with.
Connect With Us
For questions about enrolling in one of SCIT's programs, please contact Program Support Strategists Kerri Brownfield or Adrian Tuggle at 918-293-5030 or 918-293-4889. Students looking for advisement should contact Student Success & Career Advisor Beckie Bailey at 918-293-5185 or email@example.com.
OSUIT School of Creative & Information Technologies
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Okmulgee, OK 74447
Dr. Trey Hill
Outside of academic leadership, Dr. Hill is an avid researcher, having published numerous peer-reviewed articles in experimental psychology and judgment and decision making. He has also published in academic leadership journals and is on the second edition of a co-authored cognitive psychology textbook.
Dr. Hill received a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from Kansas State University, M.S. in experimental psychology from University of Louisiana at Monroe, and a B.S. in psychology from Oklahoma State University – Stillwater.
Dr. Heather Ortiz
Dr. Ortiz is the Assistant Dean for the School of Arts, Sciences and Health; she supports and leads faculty and staff to improve student access, learning, and success in multiple associate and bachelor’s degree programs. Prior to OSUIT, Dr. Ortiz was a Systems Implementation Specialist with the Charles A. Dana Center at The University of Texas at Austin where she led technical assistance initiatives that supported state-, system-, and institution-level work to modernize entry-level college mathematics to increase equitable student access and outcomes. Dr. Ortiz has also served as the Dean of Academic Affairs, Director of Developmental Studies for mathematics and reading/writing, and a full-time faculty member at Ranger College in Texas.
In addition to her role at OSUIT, Dr. Ortiz serves as a consultant with NACADA for content development projects, Achieving the Dream for holistic student support facilitation and content development, and the Charles A. Dana Center at The University of Texas at Austin to support the State University of New York System, Arkansas, and Texas in their work to implement and scale mathematics pathways and corequisite supports. Most recently, she was invited to serve as an advisory board member for the University of North Carolina System Math Pathways African American Collegiate Transformation National Science Foundation (NSF) project.
Dr. Ortiz earned her doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Tarleton State University in 2014. She has been married for 17 years and has a daughter that recently graduated from The University of North Texas in 2023.
Dr. Hayden Roberts
Hayden Roberts has been teaching at the collegiate level for 19 years. He teaches regional geography, folklife, and traditional culture, and introduction to the humanities at area colleges and universities around Oklahoma City. He earned his BA from Sarah Lawrence College in New York (1994). He studied visual arts, primarily painting and filmmaking, and cultural studies. He earned a MA in Folk Studies from Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green (1998), and he earned his PhD in Geography from the University of Oklahoma, Norman (2015). His education has prepared him to work in the field of public history, historic interpretation, community development, and arts administration in addition to teaching at the collegiate level. He has also worked in Washington, DC for a think tank founded by Ralph Nader. He has worked for several historic sites and cultural agencies, including Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky Museum, Historic Carnton, and the Tennessee Arts Commission. More recently, he served as the director of the Oklahoma Center for Arts Education for the University of Central Oklahoma, executive director of the Oklahoma Folklife Council for the Oklahoma Historical Society, and Director of Community Resources for Western Heights Public Schools. He is Assistant Dean for Oklahoma State University Institute for Technology and leads faculty in geography for Oklahoma State University—Oklahoma City. His research interests include the cultural geography of Oklahoma, family stories and cultural expressions, and community activities.