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Oklahoma City Community College is closed March 17-24 for Spring Break. All offices will be closed, and classes are not in session. The college will reopen for normal business hours Monday, March 25. 

OCCC Faculty

M. Scott Carter

Professor of Journalism
Division of Arts, English, and Humanities
Programs: Journalism

Courses Taught

News Writing
Feature Writing
Success in College and Life
English Comp


A 6th-Generation Oklahoman, M. Scott Carter has worked as a journalist for more than 4 decades. Carter holds an Associate of Arts Degree from Northern Oklahoma College, a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Oklahoma and a Master of Professional Writing from the University of Oklahoma.

Carter has earned awards for his writing and photography from the Associated Press, the National Magazine Publishers Association, the Society of Professional Journalists and the Oklahoma Press Association.

Carter is also a two-time finalist for the Oklahoma Book Award.

In 2012, his second novel, The Immortal Von B., was awarded the Oklahoma Book Award for YA Fiction. Carter also received Foreward Magazine’s Gold Award for YA Fiction and the Best YA Novel for 2012 from the National Association of Independent Book Publishers.

Carter and his wife, Karen, have six children. They live in Oklahoma City.

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Phone: (405) 682-1611, ext 7331
Office location: AEH 1F2
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Office Hours vary each semester. Please contact professor or division office for current hours.

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