Advance Your Career in Engineering
Do you already have a master’s degree in an engineering field, but you don’t have the time to pursue an additional degree? Enhance and strengthen your engineering skills with a Systems Engineering Certificate from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. This four-course sequence which will broaden your engineering skills, increasing your ability to design, analyze, and implement complex systems. You will, working with your faculty adviser, select four systems engineering graduate courses that best meet your career plans. If you decide to continue graduate studies to pursue an MS in systems engineering, the courses you take in the certificate program will count towards the MS degree.
Become an In-demand Engineer
This certificate from our College of Science and Engineering augments your ability
to be an effective primary interface between management, customers, suppliers and
specialty engineers in your company’s systems development process. Learn to deliver
a particular perspective to the engineering process that serves to better systematize
and complement other engineering activities.
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Deadlines for Applying
- Graduate Deadlines
Spring 2019Final - January 22
Summer 2019New Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
Former UHCL Students - May 28
Fall 2019New Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
Former UHCL Students - August 12
Spring 2020New Degree-Seeking Students - December 1
Former UHCL Students - TBA(Early January 2020)
Please note, some graduate programs have special requirements and different deadlines from those above. For more information visit How to Apply.
Former UHCL Students and non-degree seeking students applying after the deadlines above may be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the appropriate graduate enrollment counselor for more information.
- International Deadlines
Priority – March 1
Final – June 1
Priority – August 1
Final – November 1
Priority – February 1
Final – April 20
Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline
*International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.
Accreditations and Distinctions
UHCL is one of only 10 U.S. universities with computing programs accredited under three different curriculum guidelines of ABET. The College of Science and Engineering’s undergraduate degree program in computer engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, while its computer science and computer information systems undergraduate programs are accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. The undergraduate occupational safety and health sub-plans for safety and industrial hygiene are accredited by the Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. Our chemistry degree program is accredited by the American Chemical Society.