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  • As one of the fastest-growing colleges at the University of Houston, the College of Technology has one of the largest military veteran populations on campus. Whether you are on active duty, a new military veteran transitioning to civilian life, or a veteran who wants to continue your educational goals, we understand that being a student-veteran comes with a unique set of challenges and we are here to help.

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    Programs/Major

    The College of Technology offers diverse academic programs in technology and innovation aimed at teaching students to solve real-world challenges in growing fields. Our college, like the university, values diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are committed to seeing that all students, no matter your background, will be successful.
  • Advisor

    Active Duty Advising

    The College of Technology can offer remote academic advising for prospective service members who will be leaving the military to start school. Find the COT advisors for the program you are interested in to discuss possible transfer credit, degree plans, and program requirements.
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    Admissions Requirements

    The University of Houston has put together detailed instructions on how to apply for admissions depending on freshman or transfer student status and information on submitting military transcripts.
  • Veterans

    Veteran Services Center

    The University of Houston is a military-friendly school and offers a Veterans Services Center where military-connected students have access to academic support, informational assistance with veteran federal and state educational benefits, and have the opportunity to network with peers.

Veteran Work-Study Positions

Under the Veterans Affairs (VA) Work-Study Allowance Program, the College of Technology is designated as a work-site, and the college offers flexible VA work-study positions for military veteran students. This program serves as a supplemental VA educational benefit and provides additional funding that allows veterans to pursue their educational goals. If you are interested in applying for a VA work-study position, please contact the Work-Site Supervisor for additional information about the work-study allowance program

Contact Information

VA Work-Site Supervisor:
Fernando Hernandez
fhernan4@central.uh.edu

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What degree programs does the College of Technology offer?

    The College of Technology offers a variety of fully accredited undergraduate and graduate degrees in highly competitive areas. Click on the link to explore programs and degrees.

  • How do these degree programs fit with experience they already have?

    The unique programs offered at The College of Technology embody elements of social and natural sciences, business and engineering. Knowledge in these key and relevant disciplines, combined with military experience, put student-veterans in an exceptional position to better serve the needs of industry, commerce, and government sectors.

  • What funding options are available for veterans?

    There are a variety of educational benefits military veterans can utilize. Click on the Education Benefits link to find out more about which one is right for you.

  • What help is offered to graduates with finding a job?

    The College of Technology’s Career Services department hosts a Career Fair every fall and spring semester where students can network with employers. Click on the link for more information about Career Services.

  • What are the class formats offered by the College of Technology?

    Academic programs at The College of Technology consist of online, hybrid, and face-to-face classes so that students have the option to choose what works best for their personal schedule.