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CST COVID-19 Information
For information and updates about out Covid19 procedures please visit the UHD COVID19 Updates page. If you need to contact the College of Sciences and Technology please view list of contact. Virtual Course Resources for Students and for Faculty/Staff. If you need further assistance with your courses please contact our IT Help desk.

Face Coverings: Masks are strongly encouraged while on campus, particularly indoors. Free, individually packaged, disposable masks are available throughout campus for the University Community and visitors. Vaccinations: Now is a good time to obtain vaccinations/boosters. Please visit the Vaccines and Testing webpage for information about on-campus testing and vaccine availability.

CST Degree Information

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NEW ​​​Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence

The University of Houston-Downtown offers an evening and weekend Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence (MSAI). This is an application-oriented program that combines theoretical knowledge of AI with hands-on training in AI-specific applications through programming languages such as Python and open-source libraries such as TensorFlow. It is a 30 credit-hour graduate program, in which students study 19 hours of foundational courses with topics in knowledge representation and reasoning, machine learning, deep learning, and cognitive systems. Students also take 9 hours of interdisciplinary application courses such as computer vision, robotics, engineering of AI systems, AI in biomedical, and AI in business intelligence. ​

Master of Science in Data Analytics

The University of Houston-Downtown offers an evening and weekend Master of Science in Data Analytics (MSDA)​. This is an application-based master's program that will allow motivated, ambitious students to learn the statistical and computation tools to assemble, structure, and analyze large data sets; learn to manage large projects involving big data; and effectively communicate findings, visually, orally, and in writing.

Graduate Math Certificate

This certificate allows students to take a variety of theory and application-based courses to strengthen their knowledge of mathematics and to prepare them for future careers, graduate degrees, and teaching opportunities. The Graduate Mathematics Certificate requires a minimum of 12 graduate semester credit hours from the graduate mathematics courses offered at UHD.​

Nursing Completion Program (RN to BSN)

​The RN to BSN Degree at UHD offers students a strong educational foundation in nursing, while also providing them with the leadership and critical thinking skills necessary​ for a challenging career in any healthcare setting, or in the pursuit of a graduate degree. Students are strongly encouraged to participate in undergraduate research as part of their educational experience. Applicants must provide evidence of a valid, unencumbered Texas Registered Nurse or a multi-state compact license.
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Scholars Academy​​​​


Scholars Academy

The UHD Scholars Academy is an academically competitive program in the CST that promotes student success for undergraduates majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). To learn about the College of Sciences and Technology scholarship programs, please click on the Scholarships link.​

Center for Urban Agriculture & Sustainability

The vision of the CUAS is that Houston citizens will apply their knowledge and resources to create sustainable neighborhoods throughout the city.

Center for Urban Agriculture and Sustainability


​The University of Houston-Downtown is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master's degrees and certificate programs. ​Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of Houston-Downtown.

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Last updated 7/27/2022 10:06 AM