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Find a Hunter Ed Class

ODWC offers two options to take the Hunter Education course

Online Course

If you are 10 or older and an Oklahoma resident you can complete the course online and print out your own Hunter Education card.  Once complete you are fully certified and do not have to take additional class work.  This option is great for last minute certification or adults that want to hunt out of state but not attend a full 8 hour class.

 Click here for the online Hunter Education course


Classroom only courses

The instructor will lead the students through all eight hours of the class. Classes typically run from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Saturdays, but can also be broken into two or three days or a home study option.

Hunter Education Classes

Region County Address Date(s) Instructor Name Additional Information
Northeast Pottawatomie
McLoud Public Library
133 N Main Street
McLoud, OK 74851
United States
Saturday, March 10, 2018 -
8:00am to 5:00pm
Mike France
Northwest Woods
Northwest Tech Center
1801 S 11th St
Alva, OK 73717
United States
Saturday, March 10, 2018 -
8:00am to 5:00pm
Terry Swallow
Northwest Woodward
High Plains Tech Center
3921 34th St
Woodward, OK 73801
United States
Saturday, September 15, 2018 -
8:00am to 5:00pm
Mark Reichenberger
Central McClain County
Tri-City Gun Club
450 Jerry Black Lane
Norman, OK 73072
United States
Saturday, September 29, 2018 -
8:00am to 5:00pm
Jamie Schmidt Course includes shooting. Lunch will be provided. Registration will be available in July at www.tcgc.us

Special arrangements and testing procedures can be made for persons with disabilities. Contact the Wildlife Department at (405) 521-4636 two weeks prior to course if person has disabilities which require special arrangements.

Registration for each class will require first & last name, phone #, and e-mail.

ALL HUNTER EDUCATION CLASSES ARE FREE.

Hunters ages 9 and younger are not eligible to take the test for Hunter Education certification; instead, these hunters will be able to buy an apprentice-designated hunting license. Online License Sales 
Anyone age 30 or younger may buy an apprentice-designated hunting license. A hunter age 31 years or older is not required to have Hunter Education in Oklahoma.


Oklahoma accepts Hunter Education certificates from all states so if you can't find a course near you, you may want to consider a course in a neighboring state or our online course. Click one of the states below to see if they are offering a course near you.

Missouri Hunter Education 
Kansas Hunter Education 
Arkansas Hunter Education 
Texas Hunter Education 

To check others states Hunter Education requirements please click HERE. The International Hunter Education Association webpage will open in a new browser. You can close the window by clicking on the X in the upper right hand corner and return to the Wildlife Department's website. 

Oklahoma Youth Hunter Education Challenge


For additional information contact:

Lance Meek - Senior Information & Education Specialist
Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation
(405) 522-4572

or e-mail using the form below:

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