CULLEN COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Graduate Academic Policies

Residency Requirements

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Residency Requirements

  • Thesis option
    At least 24 semester hours of credit (including thesis) required for the master's degree must be earned in residence at the University of Houston.
  • Nonthesis option
    For master's programs of 30 or more semester hours, all but 6 semester hours must be earned in residence at the University of Houston.
  • Doctoral programs
    The minimum residency requirement is at least one academic year of continuous full-time enrollment.