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ONLINE CERTIFICATES

GRADUATE CERTIFICATES

The University of Houston currently offers fifteen online graduate certificate programs. These programs are credit based and are part of degree programs within the colleges. Once a student completes the certificate, credits can be applied toward a master’s degree.

 

Graduate Certificate Programs

Advanced Subsea Engineering

Cullen College of Engineering - Department of Mechanical Engineering

The Advanced Subsea Engineering graduate certificate is the advanced version of the nation's first graduate certificate program for subsea engineering designed to prepare graduates for positions in the challenging field of the offshore petroleum industry.

African American Studies

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences - African American Studies

The African American Studies graduate certificate introduces students to advanced discussions, analyses, theoretical perspectives, and research methodologies in the discipline of Africana Studies.

Data Analytics for Condition and Performance Monitoring of Engineered Systems

Cullen College of Engineering - Department of Subsea Engineering

The curriculum advances both the science and engineering of data analytics with the completion of three graduate level courses with the certificate.

Designing and Developing Educational Graphics

College of Education - Department of Curriculum and Instruction

The Designing and Developing Educational Graphics graduate certificate was created for professionals working in education or private industry who wish to enhance their ability to design, create, and publish effective educational graphics.

Designing and Developing Educational Multimedia

College of Education - Department of Curriculum and Instruction

The Designing and Developing Educational Multimedia graduate certificate is meant for professionals working in education or private industry who wish to enhance their ability to design, create, and evaluate educational multimedia.

Foresight

College of Technology - Department of Human Development and Consumer Sciences

The Foresight graduate certificate is an abbreviated version of the graduate degree, in which students take four of the core courses from the graduate program. This program prepares students to enter an emerging professional field helping clients and employers anticipate significant changes that lie ahead and to influence those changes to achieve long-term goals.

Global Climate, Energy and Environment

Cullen College of Engineering - Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

The certificate program in Global Climate, Energy and Environment provides participants with the scientific tools to analyze climate patterns based on data and knowledge, independent of prevailing biases.

Integrating Innovative Technologies in Health Science Education

College of Education - Department of Curriculum and Instruction

The Integrating Innovative Technologies in Health Science Education graduate certificate is designed to provide health care professionals with expertise that will aid them as educators facilitating student learning and as managers of education programs.

Nursing Administration

College of Nursing

The Nursing Administration certificate is designed to enhance student’s knowledge of healthcare leadership.

Online Teaching and Learning

College of Education - Department of Curriculum and Instruction

The Online Teaching and Learning graduate certificate was designed for professionals working in education or private industry who wish to enhance their ability to design, create, and evaluate online learning.

Power Systems and Smart Grid

Cullen College of Engineering - Department of Mechanical Engineering

The online Power Systems and Smart Grid graduate certificate focuses on power electronics, electric machines, adjustable drive systems, and renewable energy technologies.

Power Electronics and Renewable Energy Technologies

Cullen College of Engineering - Department of Mechanical Engineering

The online Power Electronics and Renewable Energy Technologies graduate certificate focuses on the advanced courses related to power systems, smart grid, and power system protection.

Sport and Fitness Operations Management

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences - Department of Health and Human Performance

The online Certificate in Sport and Fitness Operations Management gives those with business training the opportunity to break into the sport and fitness industry without having to commit to a Master's degree.

Subsea Engineering

Cullen College of Engineering - Department of Mechanical Engineering

The Subsea Engineering graduate certificate is the basic version of the nation's first graduate certificate program for subsea engineering designed to prepare graduates for positions in the challenging field of the offshore petroleum industry.