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Continuing Education

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University of Houston - Downtown Continuing Education


Certificate and Post-Degree Studies to Support Academic and Professional Growth

Continuing Education (CE) provides access to high-quality educational opportunities that help individuals and organizations meet diverse learning needs beyond undergraduate and graduate instruction.


University of Houston-Downtown's Continuing Education is committed to addressing the professional and educational needs of individuals and businesses. We identify and design high quality, innovative non-degree courses and programs that provide students with in-depth study in a specific area of interest, or in a professional field enhancing their career options, knowledge and skills.

In addition to its commitment to improving professional education and enhancing career opportunities, Continuing Education responds to the diverse learning needs of local and international businesses through customized training options. The department extend the resources of the University to those eager to learn outside the structure of undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Opportunities to develop and grow are offered at all levels. We offer a wide range of non-academic and non-credit services, which includes:

  • full certificate programs
  • short-term programs
  • high quality courses
  • innovative workshops
  • interactive summer camp programs
  • on-site training
  • online and blended courses
  • seminars and conferences

Note: UHD program directors are always happy to discuss your needs for programming. Specialized courses can be developed specifically for a business or constituency group.

For additional information, please call 713-221-8032 or email us at