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The University of Houston provides students with over 37 online degree programs that will pave the way to the future you envision. Our world-renowned faculty will support you in your pursuit of higher education - whether you want to oversee the physical foundations of the future as a construction manager, shape young minds as an educator, or study ocean depths as a subsea engineer. Students wishing to enroll in credit courses will need to be admitted to the University. Explore the many options below to discover your path.


Explore the many options below to discover your path. If you do not fall into any of the categories, visit the Additional Applicant Types page for more information.

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The University of Houston offers over 16 online graduate programs. As the second most ethnically diverse major research university in the United States, it is clear that the University of Houston represents the best and brightest minds in the country. Whether you need help researching a topic or staying on top of your studies, UH provides the tools you’ll need from acceptance to graduation.

Admission requirements, test scores and deadlines will vary by your individual program college. Please consult with the program website to verify which information is required to complete an application.

The UH Graduate School uses CollegeNET for the processing of graduate applications. Applying students will use CollegeNET to submit an application, review a submitted application, and access post-submission functionality.

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University of Houston is unable to accept online students from certain states; or in some cases, unable to accept online students in certain programs due to state regulation of distance education. 

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