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The University of Houston has been a leader in distance education since 1953 and now offers more than 1,250+ distance education courses each year to more than 47,000+ students across the nation and globe.


The University of Houston offers online undergraduate and graduate degree programs, as well as online minor and hybrid program options. Choose from a variety of programs and create a flexible schedule that meets your needs. Current students can search from hundreds of online and hybrid courses that fit busy schedules. UH was also ranked in the top 100 out of 4,000 colleges and universities on Forbes’ list for America’s Best Value Colleges.

Undergraduate Degrees

UH currently offers 12 undergraduate degree completion programs. Online degree completion programs are designed for students who have completed at least two years of college and would like to earn a bachelor’s degree online.

Graduate Degrees

UH offers 51 online graduate degrees. We are committed to helping you reach your goal of completing an advanced degree.


Online minors are designed to enhance a bachelor’s degree by adding a related topic. UH currently offers 11 online minors.

Hybrid Programs

Currently thirteen hybrid degrees are offered. Programs range from an undergraduate degree in retailing and consumer science to a master’s degree in social work.


UH Sessions gives you options in pursuing your degree by providing a variety of courses to help you get ahead or stay on track. Short sessions courses are offered through a condensed schedule during the regular semester in face to face, hybrid, or online formats. Session 2-6 and mini semester courses are considered short sessions where students can complete courses in a condensed format.



UH’s Online & Special Programs is a learning gateway for students who want the flexibility to pursue their academic interests online from the comfort of their own home and at their convenience. You can choose from a variety of programs designed to fit your schedule and enhance your professional development.

Professional Training

Professional Training

Engaging courses on hundreds of topics to help you advance your professional goals.

Certificate Programs

Certificate Programs

Upgrade your skills and qualifications in professional fields.



Free self-directed opportunities for professional development.


College is a journey with many ups, downs and turns. It can be very challenging, but also incredibly rewarding. We are dedicated to the success of our students from choosing a program to graduation. As a University of Houston Online Coog, you have access to the resources you will need to succeed on your academic journey.