Downtown Houston University Guide

A spotlight on the University of Houston Downtown

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For those seeking opportunities a University in the Houston Downtown area is a rail trip away.

For many years the University of Houston Downtown was thought of as just an extension of the University of Houston's main campus. (Fact: University of Houston Downtown and the University of Houston are separate and distinct institutions) But as the state of higher education progressed University of Houston Downtown or UHD became an ideal choice for the working adult. With traffic congestion and commute times regularly increasing many working adults are seeking higher learning opportunities that are both convenient and manageable.

It should come a no surprise that the Metro light rail serves as an important artery to major Houston institution of business, research, health, and higher learning. For the University of Houston Downtown, the future shined brighter with the Metro Light rail originating from the UHD Campus.

The University of Downtown campus contains following for colleges and degree programs.

University of Houston Downtown - College of Business
University of Houston Downtown - College of Public Service
University of Houston Downtown - College of Humanities and Social Sciences
University of Houston Downtown - College of Sciences and Technology

The University of Houston Downtown - College of Business offers Bachelor of Business Administration degrees in the following disciplines:

Accounting
Administrative Management
Computer Information Systems
Finance
General Business
International Business
Management
Marketing
Purchasing and Supply Management

The University of Houston Downtown - College of Public Service offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in the following discipline:

Interdisciplinary Studies (i.e. Teaching Certification)

A Bachelor of Science in: Criminal Justice

A Master of Science in: Criminal Justice

A Master of Security Management in: Security Management

And a Master of Arts in Teaching in the following disciplines:

Bilingual Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Elementary Education
Secondary Education

The University of Houston Downtown - College of Humanities and Social Sciences offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in the following disciplines:

Communication Studies
English
History
Humanities
Social Sciences
Spanish

Bachelor of Science degrees in:

Interdisciplinary Studies
Political Science
Professional Writing
Psychology
Social Sciences
Sociology

And a Master of Science degree in:

Professional Writing and Technical Communications

The University of Houston Downtown - College of Sciences and Technology offers Bachelor of Science degrees in the following disciplines:

Applied Mathematics
Applied Microbiology
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology
Biotechnology
Chemistry
Computer Science
Industrial Chemistry
Quantitative Methods

And Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology degrees in:

Control and Instrumentation Electronics Design
Safety and Fire
Process and Piping Design
Structural Analysis and Design

As an accredited university by both academic and private sector governing bodies, subjects and studies at the University of Houston Downtown are recognized and validated throughout academia and industry.

Other options also exist for those seeking a higher degree through an online university. The growth in online degree options has grown to such a degree that it is impossible to list the various options here. For a list of degrees available online we recommend the following site:

MonsterLearning

Are you attending the University of Houston Downtown and are looking for a guide to Houston's Downtown areas? Check out our main page at Downtown Houston Guide for a guide to the Downtown Houston area.

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