University of Houston - Clear Lake

Clear Lake

Introduction
AACSB Accredited

Nestled on a 524-acre wildlife and nature preserve, UHCL has become a cornerstone of higher education along the upper Gulf Coast of Texas. Since opening its doors in 1974, the university has awarded more than 62,000 degrees. Prime Location As home to NASA, the world's largest medical center, an internationally renowned oil community, and numerous leading high-tech global industries, Houston is full of professional opportunities made even more accessible through the partnerships that UHCL has with many area corporations and businesses. UHCL emphasizes high academic standards through teaching, research and community service and delivers outstanding educational opportunities in a traditional classroom setting using the latest instructional technologies, as well as cutting-edge distance learning. Program Quality We are accredited by Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). College of Business is accredited by AACSB International. High-demand programs in College of Science and Engineering are accredited by ABET. College of Education is accredited by NCATE and HSH at the program level. UHCL offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. In 2007, the university began offering its first doctoral degree, the Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership. A second doctoral degree, the Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, was added in 2014, the Doctor of Psychology was added in 2015. Great Cost of Living Houston's cost of living is lower than all the other five largest U.S. cities. Exceptional Safety Our Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. Excellent Post-Graduation Employment On average, UHCL students are paid more in their first jobs than other Texas school graduates, according to Research by College Measures. Office of International Admissions and Programs is the one-stop shop for all University matters related to campus internationalization. OIAP offers services to prospective and current students, faculty and staff, community members and international partners. Services include International Admissions, International Advising, Study Abroad Programs, New International Student Orientation programs, and International Academic Agreements. A Leading Institution With close to1,500 international students we are ranked by Institute of International Education as one of the top 40 Master's Institutions for international students. Affordability Many international students receive scholarships. Convenient Housing On-campus housing and popular nearby apartments are available with ways to find roommates. Active International Student Associations: UHCL has many active organizations, among those, are: Chinese (CSA), Indian, (ISA), Taiwanese (TSA), and Vietnamese (VSA) Community Sports Opportunities to play recreational sports including Cricket, Rugby, Soccer, Table Tennis and more. UOH_Hawks

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MS in Accounting

Campus Full time September 2018 USA Houston

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Master of Science (MS) degree in Accounting is designed to prepare you with a broad-based background in business and in-depth knowledge of accounting. We provide a basis for exercising judgment in accounting-related decisions within administrative, managerial, and professional positions to enhance rapid career development. [+]

MS in Accounting

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Master of Science (MS) degree in Accounting is designed to prepare you with a broad-based background in business and in-depth knowledge of accounting. We provide a basis for exercising judgment in accounting-related decisions within administrative, managerial, and professional positions to enhance rapid career development. The course of study satisfies the required preparation for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination. In addition, requirements for other professional certifications may be met within this plan.

MIS Concentration

A concentration in Management Information Systems (MIS) is also available in our MS in Accounting degree.... [-]


MS in Computer Engineering

Campus Full time September 2018 USA Houston

The plan in Computer Engineering leads to the master of science M.S. degree. Graduate study in this plan prepares students to occupy leading roles in the development and use of computers and computer systems. The plan in Computer Engineering addresses the evaluation, design, and implementation of computer systems for various applications. [+]

The plan in Computer Engineering leads to the master of science M.S. degree. Graduate study in this plan prepares students to occupy leading roles in the development and use of computers and computer systems. The plan in Computer Engineering addresses the evaluation, design, and implementation of computer systems for various applications.

The curriculum and faculty research emphasizes the integration of systems design, software applications, and hardware design. Current specializations within the computer engineering degree plan include computer control systems, industrial automation, and robotics, fault-tolerant computing, parallel processing, telecommunications, and networking. The plan consists of formal courses, laboratory work and research in one of the specialty areas conducted under the guidance of a faculty adviser.... [-]


MS in Computer Science

Campus Full time September 2018 USA Houston

The University of Houston-Clear Lake offers a Master of Science in Computer Science. The degree builds on a thorough undergraduate study of Computer Science. Like the BS program, its curriculum balances a solid foundation in computer science with practical industrial technologies. The course of study prepares students for professional careers in the computer industry while giving them the foundation necessary for life-long learning in the rapidly changing computing field. [+]

MS in Computer Science

The University of Houston-Clear Lake offers a Master of Science in Computer Science. The degree builds on a thorough undergraduate study of Computer Science. Like the BS program, its curriculum balances a solid foundation in computer science with practical industrial technologies. The course of study prepares students for professional careers in the computer industry while giving them the foundation necessary for life-long learning in the rapidly changing computing field.

To enter the MS program, students must have undergraduate degrees related to computing. The department has many students with a wide range of majors other than computing; they take foundation courses to make up any deficiencies. The MS program requires core traditional computer science courses including DBMS, Advanced Operating Systems, Research Methods, Algorithms, and Programming Languages. It also offers practical courses which incorporate leading-edge technologies as electives, such as network programming, Web database development, data mining, and XML application development. Visit the Web pages on program objectives and curriculum for more information.... [-]


MS in Instructional Design and Technology

Campus Full time September 2018 USA Houston

The graduate plan in Instructional Design and Technology (INST) leads to the Master of Science (M.S.) degree that prepares graduates to systematically design training and instruction. [+]

MS in Instructional Design and Technology

The graduate plan in Instructional Design and Technology (INST) leads to the Master of Science (M.S.) degree that prepares graduates to systematically design training and instruction.

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Requirements

Professional Education Core (12 hours):

Required

EDUC 6032 Applied Statistics EDUC 6033 Research Design and Analysis INST 6031 Applications of Technology

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SILC 5035 Interpersonal Interactions in Diverse Settings SILC 6030 Foundations of Multicultural Education

Instructional Technology Core (15 hours):

INST 5130 Learning Theory and Instruction INST 5131 Trends and Issues in Instructional Design and Technology INST 5233 Performance Technology INST 5333 Systematic Design of Technology-Based Instruction INST 5433 Instructional Design, Project Management, and Grant Writing ... [-]

MS in Management Information Systems

Online Campus Full time September 2018 USA Houston

Our Master of Science (MS) in Management Information Systems (MIS) degree curriculum is designed to prepare students for careers in the information systems field such as system analyst, business applications developer, computer networks designer and administrator, database applications developer and administrator, systems administrator, and web applications developer. [+]

MS in Management Information Systems

Our Master of Science (MS) in Management Information Systems (MIS) degree curriculum is designed to prepare students for careers in the information systems field such as system analyst, business applications developer, computer networks designer, and administrator, database applications developer and administrator, systems administrator, and web applications developer.

The degree coursework is comprised of courses in areas that include web applications design and development; database design, development and administration; computer networks design and administration; computer networks security; wireless networking; Windows administration; data warehousing and mining; project management; and business applications programming.... [-]


MS in Software Engineering

Online Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Houston + 1 more

The graduate plan in Software Engineering leads to the master of science M.S. degree. Students are best prepared for this program by having an undergraduate degree in Computer Science. Studies in this degree address the foundations, methodologies and tools used in the management, planning, design and engineering of software systems. [+]

MS in Software Engineering

The graduate plan in Software Engineering leads to the master of science M.S. degree. Students are best prepared for this program by having an undergraduate degree in Computer Science. Studies in this degree address the foundations, methodologies, and tools used in the management, planning, design and engineering of software systems. By providing a careful balance between theory and practice, the plan prepares students for key software positions in industry, government, and institutions where software engineering has become a key activity. Students choose extended coursework and either the capstone option or thesis option. The plan requires core areas of software engineering to be mastered. Each of these areas is covered by a dedicated set of core and extended courses. Two programs are available, one for international and domestic students and one for domestic online students. The domestic online option is only available at this time for fully online domestic students.... [-]


MS in Traditional Engineering Management

Online Campus Full time September 2018 USA Houston

The traditional Engineering Management (EMGT) track is composed of 36 hours of graduate courses. The program can be completed either face-to-face or partially online. Students can choose either a capstone or a thesis option. All students need to complete 21 hours of core courses. Students in the capstone option need to complete 12 hours of elective courses and 3 hours of a capstone. Students who choose a thesis option need to complete 9 hours of elective courses and at least 6 hours of thesis credit. Refer to traditional Engineering Management MS degree plan. [+]

MS in Traditional Engineering Management

The traditional Engineering Management (EMGT) track is composed of 36 hours of graduate courses. The program can be completed either face-to-face or partially online. Students can choose either a capstone or a thesis option. All students need to complete 21 hours of core courses. Students in the capstone option need to complete 12 hours of elective courses and 3 hours of a capstone. Students who choose a thesis option need to complete 9 hours of elective courses and at least 6 hours of thesis credit.

Refer to traditional Engineering Management MS degree plan.

Admission Requirements

To apply, applicants must hold a bachelor's degree in engineering, science or related fields. Work experience in related fields is not required but preferred. The graduate admission committee will ensure that applicants have the appropriate academic and professional background based on the following criteria:... [-]


Master

Masters in Psychology

Campus Full time September 2018 USA Houston

The graduate program in Psychology leads to the Master of Arts Degree. All aspects of the degree are guided by the suggested curricula of the American Psychological Association and developed by our faculty for optimum learning in the classroom, laboratory, and applied settings. The program is a vehicle for the advanced study of human behavior. [+]

The graduate program in Psychology leads to the Master of Arts Degree. All aspects of the degree are guided by the suggested curricula of the American Psychological Association and developed by our faculty for optimum learning in the classroom, laboratory, and applied settings. The program is a vehicle for the advanced study of human behavior. Coursework is taken primarily in psychology, but with faculty permission, appropriate coursework in the behavioral sciences may be allowed. Applicants should have strong undergraduate preparation in the Behavioral Sciences; those without a strong course background in Psychology may be required to take additional undergraduate coursework at UHCL.

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