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Public Service Leadership B.S.

Empower Yourself and Others in the Workplace

Become equipped with the necessary competencies for a career in leadership and management in the public sector. With a Bachelor of Science in Public Service Leadership from University of Houston-Clear Lake’s College of Human Sciences and Humanities, you will develop a sound theoretical framework to promote leadership, project management, conflict resolution skills, budgeting and finance.

If you’ve already fulfilled your first 60-hour requirements (whether as a transfer student or in UHCL classrooms), coursework for the Public Service Leadership degree is available online, making this program flexible enough to allow you to get your degree while meeting all of life’s demands.

Learn to Serve the Public

The multidisciplinary course content focuses on cross-functional roles and collaboration across disciplines, including government, business and human sciences to help students address the complex challenges encountered in public service. Graduates of this program are educated to take dynamic leadership roles in emergency management, firefighting, urban planning and various positions in civil service at the city, state or federal level.

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Admission Requirements

So, have we convinced you that University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Human Science and Humanities is the next step in your pursuit of academic success? Learn what it takes to be admitted to help you reach your educational goals.

Degree Requirements

Interested in discovering the sort of classes you’ll need to take in order to earn your degree from the College of Human Science and Humanities at University of Houston-Clear Lake? Find out now.

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Cost Information

Investigate the direction of your future with this look into the prospective costs of a degree from UHCL.

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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 2023
    Priority - December 1
    Final - January 9
    Returning UHCL Students - January 11
  • Summer 2023
    Priority - May 1
    Final (Summer Session I) - May 24
    Final (Summer Session II) - June 30
  • Fall 2023
    Priority - August 1
    Final - August 14
    Returning UHCL Students - August 16

  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Final Deadline - April 1
    Document Deadline - April 15

    Early Deadline - February 4 (Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science)
    Document Deadline - February 15

  • Spring

    Final Deadline - October 1
    Document Deadline - October 15

    Early Deadline - August 1 (Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science)
    Document Deadline - August 15

  • Summer*

    Final Deadline - March 1
    Document Deadline - March 15

    Early Deadline - February 4 (Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science)
    Document Deadline - February 15

For more information regarding deferring your application, please visit Deferring International Admission.

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.


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Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

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Public Service Leadership B.S. Faculty

Comeka Anderson Diaz
Comeka Anderson Diaz

Comeka Anderson Diaz

Clinical Associate Professor in Public Service Leadership,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3312
Office: Bayou 2121

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