Advance Your Career in Engineering
Do you already have a master’s degree in an engineering field, but you don’t have the time to pursue an additional degree? Enhance and strengthen your engineering skills with a Systems Engineering Certificate from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. This four-course sequence which will broaden your engineering skills, increasing your ability to design, analyze, and implement complex systems. You will, working with your faculty adviser, select four systems engineering graduate courses that best meet your career plans. If you decide to continue graduate studies to pursue an MS in systems engineering, the courses you take in the certificate program will count towards the MS degree.
Become an In-demand Engineer
This certificate from our College of Science and Engineering augments your ability
to be an effective primary interface between management, customers, suppliers and
specialty engineers in your company’s systems development process. Learn to deliver
a particular perspective to the engineering process that serves to better systematize
and complement other engineering activities.
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Deadlines for Applying
- Graduate Deadlines
New Degree Seeking - December 1
Priority* - January 4
Final* and Session Start - January 16
New Degree Seeking - May 1 (Some programs may not apply)
New Degree Seeking - August 1
Priority* - August 13
Final* and Session Start - August 27
*Former/Non-degree seeking/Certificate Graduate Students applicants who apply after the priority deadline can expect to go through late registration. $50 late registration fee will be assessed.
- International Deadlines
Priority – March 1
Final – June 1
Priority – August 1
Final – November 1
Priority – February 1
Final – April 1
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
Freshman will not be accepted for Summer semester
Accreditations and Distinctions
UHCL is one of only 10 U.S. universities with computing programs accredited under three different curriculum guidelines of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology Inc. The College of Science and Engineering’s undergraduate degree plan in computer engineering is accredited by the ABET’s Engineering Accreditation Commission, while its Computer Accreditation Commission has accredited our undergraduate degree plans in computer science and computer information systems. The organization’s Applied Science Commission has accredited the undergraduate environmental science sub-plans for safety and industrial hygiene. Our chemistry degree program is accredited by the American Chemical Society.