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  • B.S. in Computer Science Fast Track to M.S. in Data Analytics

    The Fast Track option is designed to accelerate a student's education so that both Bachelors of Science in Computer Science (BSCS) and Master of Science in Data Analytics (MSDA) degrees can be earned in lesser time.

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    The Cyber Security Minor is designed to appeal to a broad range of students, across multiple departments, in multiple colleges. Learn more about the required courses in our CSET minors page.

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    Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

    The Computer Science degree offers students a strong foundation in the fundamental concepts of computer science combined with sound practical training. Learn more about our Computer Science degree.

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    ABET Accreditation

    The B.S.E.T. in Control Instrumentation Engineering Technology & the B.S.E.T. in Structural Analysis and Design Option in Engineering Technology are accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET.



The Department of Computer Science & Engineering Technology (CSET) is one of three academic departments within the College of Sciences & Technology at the 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.

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 to:

  • 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 faculty 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 Resources

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


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

Last updated 10/8/2019 10:32 AM