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Graduate Certificate in Foresight

Improve Your Career with a Graduate Certificate in Foresight

This program serves both UH degree and non-degree seeking candidates.

The University of Houston's Foresight program offers a four-course (12 credit) Graduate Certificate in Foresight. The courses in the certificate are the same as those offered within the Master's degree in Foresight. Courses are offered online and face-to-face and the student simply takes four core courses. Upon completion of the certificate, you must submit the application for a certificate along with $150 application fee. At any point, students may apply the certificate courses to complete the Foresight Master's program.

Courses include:

  • FORE 6311: Introduction to Foresight
  • FORE 6351: Futures Research
  • FORE 6332: Systems Thinking
  • FORE 6371: World Futures

(Substitutes are possible with permission)

Admission process:

  • Apply and be admitted to the University of Houston. Admissions information.
  • Participants with 15 or more college credit hours can apply as a transfer student.
  • Students who have already received a bachelor's degree must apply as a pre-graduate.
  • List your major as STFOREGRC.
  • All applications require a fee and submission of official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended.
  • If students are applying for financial aid, the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships may request an advisor to fill out a Pre-Grad certification form. Contact an advisor at 713-743-4100 to sign the form indicating you are pursuing a certificate

Once admitted to the university, students must:

  • Attend the University's mandatory orientation
  • Schedule an appointment with an advisor at 713-743-4100
  • Inform your advisor you are a certificate seeking student.
  • Check the course offerings for the term you intend to start and select the course or courses you want to complete.
  • Enroll for your courses