Graduate Programs

The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering offers advanced degrees through its numerous graduate programs. Our graduate program in Chemical Engineering is ranked in the Top 20 nationally by the National Research Council. The Cullen College also offers certificate programs in Subsea Engineering and Chemical Engineering, Engineering Data Science and more.

Prospective graduate students can read our Graduate Viewbook, request more information and learn more about how to engineer the future at the UH Cullen College at our prospective student website!

Admission to Graduate Programs

Graduate Academic Policies

Virtual Learning and Online Programs

UH Engineering offers online master's programs in:

UH Engineering offers an online certificate program in subsea engineering.

To learn more about all of the virtual learning and online programs available at UH Engineering, please visit

Certificate Programs

The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering offers graduate-level certificate programs geared towards working engineers who are looking to specialize in a specific area or field. Some courses are offered online, while others are face-to-face on evenings and weekends. Taught by award-winning professors and world-renowned experts, UH Engineering’s graduate courses are among the most rigorous and well-respected in the world.

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Interdisciplinary Programs

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Best Dissertation Award

The best dissertation award, carrying a $1,000 honorarium, is given twice a year to students who successfully defend and submit their dissertation by the semester deadline. The recipient receives an honorarium of $1,000.

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Graduate Programs