UHD is home to a public art collection that highlights diversity, history and culture.
UHD offers a wide variety of high-quality academic degrees. Whether you're looking for an undergraduate degree or a master's degree, you'll be impressed with our options.
If you're a new or returning student seeking the ultimate college experience, you're in the right place.
UHD at LSC - CyFair
UHD at LSC - Kingwood
The college experience wouldn't be complete without UHD's state-of-the-art recreation center, club teams and intramural sports. All of which allow students to stay in shape, show off their UHD Gator spirit, bond through teamwork and just plain have some fun.
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program
Alternative Certification is a program that allows those with a baccalaureate degree from an accredited university to pursue initial teacher certification without completing a traditional teacher certification program. At UHD, ACP students apply and are considered post-baccalaureate (PB), but coursework is taken at the undergraduate level. Therefore, students pay undergraduate tuition. Applicants considering financial aid should contact the Financial Aid Office to determine eligibility. Please note that the Texas Education Agency prohibits students from being enrolled in more than one educator preparation program. Applicants that have begun or are enrolled in another program will not be eligible for admission.
Applications due August 1 for Fall; December 15 for Spring
Phase 1: Pre-Internship Candidacy (Semesters 1 and 2)
Students applying for Fall admission will complete the following coursework during their first two semesters
Students applying for Spring admission will complete the following coursework during their first two semesters
*Course requires 6 hours per week (60 clock hours total) of fieldwork in an assigned public school
Phase 2: Securing Employment for Internship
Phase 3: Internship (Semesters 3 and 4)
Phase 4: Following Internship
Alternative Certification Program candidates must:
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