University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Graduate Academic Policies

Qualifying Examination

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If you are a Ph.D. student, you will be required to pass a qualifying examination which will be administered by your department. The qualifying exam can be written or oral or both. After you have passed the qualifying exam, make sure that a copy of the letter or memo certifying that you passed is placed in your departmental student folder. The letter should cite the date on which the qualifying exam was passed.