Special Programs

The University of Houston has an assortment of opportunities if you seek a specialized educational experience that will prepare you for a challenging career in medicine, law, veterinary science, accounting or teaching. If you are looking for unique experiences to diversify your education and to create career success, programs such as the Honors College, ROTC and Study Abroad provide the perfect path to broadened horizons.

Pre-professional Programs

UH offers a number of programs that help you prepare for professional schools through special advising, career-related workshops and seminars, and more.

  • Pre-Dentistry
  • Pre-Graduate
  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Nursing
  • Pre-Optometry
  • Pre-Physical Therapy
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Veterinary Medicine

Five-Year, Dual-Degree Program

Certificate Programs

Education through Experience

In addition to a broad range of studies, UH offers opportunities to broaden your perspectives and create a unique educational experience. All undergraduates are invited to study abroad or join our College Success Program, where you'll find extra help in navigating the curriculum. For exceptionally motivated students, our Honors College, provides extraordinary opportunities in the classroom and beyond.

The University of Houston offers ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) programs for the U.S. Army, Air Force and Navy. As a ROTC student, you'll not only earn a college degree, you'll also graduate as an officer in the U.S. Armed Services. With ROTC's generous scholarship programs, you may be able to graduate debt free, too.

ROTC programs at UH combine academics and hands-on training and take only a few hours a week to complete.