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Certificate Programs

Looking to enhance your professional credentials? Consider one of the University of Houston’s excellent graduate-level certificate programs.  These program offer advanced training at the graduate level, allowing students to earn graduate credits in their chosen field.  

Designed specifically for working professionals, our certificate programs run the gamut from energy risk management to women’s studies. They’re taught by industry experts and award-winning UH faculty. Some programs are offered online; others are scheduled on evenings and weekends. All provide the credentials you need to make things happen.

UH currently offers graduate certificates in these areas:

McGovern College of the Arts

Certificate Individuals who are Eligible
Moores School of Music
Music Performance Graduate Students

Bauer College of Business

Certificate Individuals who are Eligible
Department of Accountancy & Taxation
Advanced Internal Audit Graduate Students (MS Accountancy)
Assurance/Finance Reporting Graduate Students (MS Accountancy)
IT Systems Risk Management Graduate Students (MS Accountancy)
Oil & Gas Accounting Graduate Students (MS Accountancy)
Taxation Graduate Students (MS Accountancy)
Department of Decision and Information Sciences
Business Modeling and Decision Making Graduate Students (MBA/MS Finance)
Supply Chain Management Graduate Students (MBA/MS Finance)
Department of Finance
Corporate Finance Graduate Students (MBA/MS Finance)
Economics of the Energy Value Chain Graduate Students (MBA/MS Finance)
Energy Finance Graduate Students (MBA/MS Finance)
Energy Investment Analysis Graduate Students (MBA/MS Finance)
Energy Risk Management Graduate Students (MBA/MS Finance)
Financial Services Management Graduate Students (MBA/MS Finance)
Investment Analysis Graduate Students (MBA/MS Finance)
Investment Bank Private Equity Graduate Students (MBA/MS Finance)
Real Estate Graduate Students (MBA/MS Finance)
Department of Management
Global Management Graduate Students (MBA/MS Finance)
Human Resource Management Graduate Students (MBA/MS Finance)
Leadership Development Graduate Students (MBA/MS Finance)
Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship
Business Consulting Graduate Students (MBA/MS Finance)
Digital Marketing Management Graduate Students (MBA/MS Finance)
Entrepreneurship Graduate Students (MBA/MS Finance)
Marketing Analysis Graduate Students (MBA/MS Finance)
Product Management Graduate Students (MBA/MS Finance)
Sales Leadership Graduate Students (MBA/MS Finance)

College of Education

Certificate Individuals who are Eligible
Designing and Developing Education Graphics Graduate Students
Designing and Developing Educational Multimedia Graduate Students
Disability Support Graduate Students
Integrating Innovative Technologies in Health Science Education Graduate Students
Museum Education Graduate Students
Online Teaching and Learning Graduate Students

Cullen College of Engineering

Certificate Individuals who are Eligible
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Global Climate, Energy, and Environment Graduate Students
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Cognitive Science Graduate Students
Power Systems and Smart Grid Graduate Students
Power Electronics and Renewable Energy Graduate Students
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Subsea Engineering Graduate Students
Advanced Subsea Engineering Graduate Students
High-Performance Computing Graduate Students
Data Analytics and Condition and Performance Monitoring of Engineered Systems Graduate Students
Department of Petroleum Engineering
Unconventional Energy Resources Graduate Students

UH Law Center

Certificate Individuals who are Eligible
Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Law Non-US LL.M. Students admitted to the foreign scholar LLM program
Health Law Non-US LL.M. Students admitted to the foreign scholar LLM program
Intellectual Property and Information Non-US LL.M. Students admitted to the foreign scholar LLM program
International Law Non-US LL.M. Students admitted to the foreign scholar LLM program
Tax Non-US LL.M. Students admitted to the foreign scholar LLM program

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Certificate Individuals who are Eligible
African American Studies Program
African American Studies Graduate Students
Department of English
Empire Studies English Ph.D. Students
Translation Studies Graduate Students
Department of Health and Human Performance
Sports & Fitness Operations Graduate Students
Strength & Conditioning Graduate Students
Department of Hispanic Studies
Spanish as a Heritage Language Spanish Language Graduate Students
Department of Modern and Classical Languages
Global Cinema Studies Graduate Students
Applied Linguistics in Teaching Chinese Graduate Students
Interdisciplinary
Global Energy Development and Sustainability Graduate Students
Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program
Women's Studies Graduate Students

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Certificate Individuals who are Eligible
Department of Biology and Biochemistry
Chemical Biology Biochemistry and Chemistry Graduate Students
Department of Chemistry
Materials Science Chemistry and Physics Graduate Students
Department of Computer Science
Interactive Game Development Graduate Students
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Geographic Information Systems Graduate Students
Hydrogeology Graduate Students
Department of Mathematics
Computational Mathematics Mathematics MS students
Financial Mathematics Mathematics MS students
Mathematical Statistics Mathematics MS students

College of Technology

Certificate Individuals who are Eligible
Strategic Foresight (Online Version) Graduate students
Upstream Energy Safety (Interdisciplinary) Graduate students