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Admission is competitive and selective, and is designed to identify applicants who have the ability, interest, and qualities necessary to complete the program, and the potential to contribute to the field of security management.
Graduate Applicants Must:
International Graduate Applicants Must:
If you hold a non-immigrant visa, you are classified as an international student. If you have applied for immigrant status, but have not adjusted your status with the Immigration and Naturalization Service, you must also apply for international admissions. If you have further questions regarding international student documents, please visit the International Admissions website or contact the Coordinator of International Admissions.
All transcripts sent to UHD must be official. A transcript is considered official when it bears the institution’s seal, is signed by the using authority, is sent directly by the issuing institution OR delivered in the institution’s sealed envelope (copies and faxes do not satisfy this requirement).
You can submit your transcripts in person in the Office of Admissions - Graduate Admissions (325-North) or have them mailed to:
Office of Admissions - Graduate Admissions
University of Houston-Downtown
One Main Street, Suite 325-North
Houston, Texas 77002-1001
If you attended a college or university outside the United States, your transcripts must be evaluated by a credential evaluation service recognized by UHD prior to applying for admissions to the university.
Standardized Test Requirements
For graduates of universities where English is not the native language: minimum Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores of 550 with section scores of 50 or higher for the paper-based test is required for admission. Click here to visit TOEFL websit.
UHD Graduate Admissions
For more information about UHD Graduation Admissions, click here.
Last updated or reviewed on 9/10/13