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Computer Science &
Engineering Technology

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The Department of Computer Science & Engineering Technology (CSET) is one of three academic departments within the College of Sciences & Technology at University of Houston-Downtown. We offer students a unique opportunity to achieve academic success in computer science and engineering technology through rigorous and exciting courses, including undergraduate research opportunities. We are committed to training students for challenges in Computer Science & Engineering Technology, and in fields requiring the knowledge and skills our curriculum provides for students within Texas and around the world. Department of Computer Science &
Engineering Technology
University of Houston-Downtown
One Main Street, Room 704-North
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: 713-221-8089
Fax: 713-223-7407

Department Chair: Kenneth Oberhoff, Ph.D.

Assistant Chair: Hong Lin, Ph.D.

Phone: 713-221-8639

Why Computer Science & Engineering Technology at UHD?

The Department of Computer Sciences & Technology is the fastest growing department within the College of Sciences and Technology. The department is dedicated in providing students a quality education and learning opportunities that will prepare them for rewarding careers through:

  • faculty mentoring
  • undergraduate research experience
  • commitment to student success beyond graduation
  • active student organizations
  • modern CSET labs & research facilities
  • smaller class sizes
  • interdisciplinary collaborations with MS and NS facutly at UHD

The department also provides flexible learning options. In addition to on-campus classes, we offer online, hybrid, and weekend courses to accommodate students that work and commute.

Additionally, as a student of the CSET department, you will gain hands-on experience and practical training. Students will be required to participate in a semester project, which will train students to work on real-industry problems in a team environment that they will encounter working in industry after graduation. The senior project allows students to apply their course materials and learning experiences to semester-long real world projects.

Computer Science & Engineering Technology Undergraduate Programs

The CSET degree programs offer a variety of specialized concentrations in each degree program and in several minors, to help students obtain the most from their degrees.

Our innovative classes lead to high-demand careers. Choose your degree plan today.

Computer Science & Engineering Technology Student Opportunities
Computer Science & Engineering Technology Student Resources

Student resources assist students with making the most out of their college experience. To learn more information, please click the links below.

We aim to foster your academic, personal, and professional goals. If you’re interested in applying to MS and need more information, please call 713-221-8089 or contact the department chair, Kenneth Oberhoff, Ph.D.



The Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology in Control Instrumentation Engineering Technology and the Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology in Structural Anysis and Design Option in Engineering Technology are accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET.


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Last updated or reviewed on 2/2/15

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