Social Sciences

Reach Higher Program

Oklahoma Reach Higher is a statewide program designed to support working adults who want to go back to school to finish an associate degree. To start, you choose a school — your "home institution" — from among 14 Oklahoma schools, one of which is Rose State. 

Then our Reach Higher program coordinator will help you develop a personalized degree completion plan that works around your schedule. We'll also take into account your existing college credits — you may be much closer to a degree than you realize!

The degree available at Rose State through the Reach Higher program is an Associate in Arts General Studies degree. To qualify, you must:

  • Have at least 18 hours of college credit
  • Have a 2.0 GPA from previous college credit
  • Have completed all required remedial coursework, if applicable

There is no application fee and you can apply online anytime at the Oklahoma Reach Higher website. The program offers one-on-one advisement, flexible enrollment periods year-round, one-stop mentoring and problem-solving, and on-campus and online options to fit your schedule.

If you have any questions or need including help applying, contact Monique Bruner.


Monique Bruner
Monique Bruner
Director of Degree Completion and Student Retention Office of Degree Completion and Student Retention
(405) 733-7524