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President's Welcome


Thank you for visiting the Murray State College website! Murray State College has a rich history in southern Oklahoma, and is proud to offer top-notch educational programs. With campuses in both Tishomingo and Ardmore, Oklahoma, Murray State College is ideally located to serve the needs of a variety of students. Thanks to our small-town atmosphere, anyone can feel at home on the Murray State College campus. Here everyone is treated like family. Our faculty, staff and administration are all dedicated to ensure that from Murray State College, our students can go anywhere.

Our goal is to prepare our students to succeed in whatever future they wish to pursue. Whether they continue on to advance their education or to enter the workforce, our graduates move forward with the proper tools and skills they need to be successful in life!

Once you’ve finished your tour of the Murray State College website, we’d love to meet you in person. If you would like more information about Murray State College and how you can enroll, contact our Outreach Office at 580-387-7137.


Joy McDaniel

Members of the Executive Cabinet are (from left to right): Ginger Cothran, Dean of Instruction; Dennis Westman, Vice President for Finance & Administration; Malynda Cobb, Executive Assistant to the President/Board of Regents; Joy McDaniel, President; Becky Henthorn, Vice President for Academic Affairs & Institutional Effectiveness; Michaelle Gray, Vice President of Student Affairs

Murray State College Provides Opportunities for
Student Learning, Personal Growth, Professional Success, and Community Enhancement.