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Non-Degree Seeking Admission and Enrollment

Individuals not pursuing a master’s degree may apply to enroll in courses not filled by Forensic Sciences students. Course openings are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis according to the date of admission as a non-degree seeking graduate student. Applicants must provide a transcript showing an undergraduate degree conferred. 


This program is designed for:

  • Individuals interested in a specific course
  • Qualified applicants not admitted to the master’s program because of limited space
  • Potential applicants wanting to take a trial course before applying

How to Apply

At least one month prior to the start of the semester:

  • Apply online at OSU Graduate College online application
  • Choose Non-Degree Seeking on the screen asking for the Degree Program and Admission Type.
  • Within the application, scan/upload transcripts, including one showing the undergraduate degree conferred. This action speeds up the application by allowing provisional admission and enrollment before official transcripts arrive.
  • Make any changes before you submit and pay. Information cannot be changed afterward.
  • Send notice of your completed application to
  • Watch for admission letter by e-mail from the OSU Graduate College.
  • Have official transcripts sent directly by each college/university attended to: OSU Graduate College, 202 Whitehurst, Stillwater, OK 74078-1019

To Enroll

  • After completing your admission, the School of Forensic Sciences will e-mail you a welcome message with complete directions for OKEY (OSU system) access, online enrollment, and the required online orientation.
  • Automatic holds restrict enrollment by non-program students. You may ask to have the hold removed after setting up the OKEY by e-mailing the information  below to
  • On the subject line, write “OKEY and hold removal”
  • In the message, provide your name, CWID, names/numbers of desired courses, and a request to have the advising hold removed.
  • Confirm that you have enrolled by sending either a screenshot or a cut-and-paste copy of your schedule to


For questions about non-degree admissions and enrollment, please contact the School of Forensic Sciences.

Sarah Vizza 
Program Coordinator 

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