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Information Technology B.S.

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Information Technology specialists run the gamut in skills — from maintaining the databases that users rely upon to gathering information to serve customers; upgrading computer software, or setting up and maintaining the servers on which the company's applications run. You'll learn all of this and more with a degree in Information Technology from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. This plan prepares you for a variety of IT careers such as systems administrator, network administrator, computer specialist, IT support manager, digital forensics analyst, database manager, database administrator, computer technician, computer security manager, computer systems manager, web designer and developer within commercial, industrial, educational and governmental institutions.

Information Technology Opportunities Abound

Information technology plays a major role in most industries, from finance to health care, and graduates will have career longevity. IT positions are readily available in corporations and small businesses, as the use of computer technology increasingly advances. Professionals with this degree can choose from many computer-based occupations, including overseeing computer and network systems, assisting with new technologies, working in forensics labs and developing websites.

Within this degree, you can choose from several specializations:
  • Forensics
  • Website Design and Development
  • Information Technology Management and Administration

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Admission Requirements

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Degree Requirements

UHCL’s College of Science and Engineering has created a solid foundation of study designed to help you make your educational dreams a reality. Explore the classes you’ll need to take for your University of Houston-Clear Lake degree.

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Freshman Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority - July 15 
    Final - August 1 

  • Spring

    Priority - November 1
    Final - December 1 

  • Summer

    Priority - March 1
    Final (Summer Session I & II) - May 1 

  • Transfer Deadlines
  • Spring 2022
    Priority - January 4
    Final - January 14
  • Summer 2022
    Priority - May 1
    Final (Summer Session I) - May 25
    Final (Summer Session II) - July 1
  • Fall 2022
    Priority - August 12
    Final - August 17

  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Final – April 1
    Document Deadline – April 15

  • Spring

    Final – October 1
    Document Deadline – October 15

  • Summer*

    Final – March 1
    Document Deadline – March 15

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.


University of Houston-Clear Lake

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

About UHCL

Information Technology B.S. Faculty

Krishani Abeysekera
Krishani Abeysekera

Krishani Abeysekera

Senior Lecturer/System Administrator of Computer Science and Computer Information Systems ,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3831
Office: Delta 165

Krishani Abeysekera Faculty Bio

Josh Baker
Josh Baker

Josh Baker

Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3887
Office: D227

Josh Baker Faculty Bio

Khondker Shajadul Hasan
Khondker Shajadul Hasan, Ph.D.

Khondker Hasan

Assistant Professor of Computer Science,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3842
Office: Delta 224

Khondker Hasan Faculty Bio

Lisa Lacher
Lisa Lacher

Lisa Lacher

Program Chair of Information Technology and Associate Professor of Information Technology,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3885
Office: Delta 161

Lisa Lacher Faculty Bio

Charles Phillips
Charles Phillips

Charles E. Phillips Jr.

Lecturer of Computer Science,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3837
Office: D226

Charles E. Phillips Jr. Faculty Bio

Kewei Sha
Dr. Kewei Sha

Kewei Sha

Assistant Professor of Computer Science,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3874
Office: Delta 148

Kewei Sha Faculty Bio