College of Business Continuing and Professional Education
College of Business Continuing and Professional Education department, CPED, addresses the educational needs of professionals seeking to improve their career opportunities. Courses and certificates are designed to provide the know-how that industry requires. We offer 24 certificates and 59 courses in the following fields: petroleum land management, private oil and gas right of way, enterprise information systems, management, marketing, banking and finance, and office administration and bookkeeping. Our faculty and industry experts work together to develop programs that align with the knowledge and skills professionals need to succeed.
W.I. Dykes Library
W.I. Dykes Library supports UHD faculty and staff with teaching and classroom support, research and publishing, and library services. Located on the 4th and 5th floors of the One Main Building, the library also provides computer workstations, study rooms, and presentation practice rooms.
The library also houses leisure reading books, browsing magazines, DVDs, CDs, and more that can be checked out with your UHD ID card. UHD employees also have access to
University Libraries at the University of Houston and the University of Houston-Clear Lake.
Applied Business & Technology Center
Applied Business & Technology Center offers continuing education classes, which provide both personal and professional growth opportunities for not only the public, but for UHD faculty and staff. The center also offers courses in computer-aided design, multimedia training/Web design, Comp TIA A+, and Microsoft desktop applications.
Information Technology Training
Technology Teaching and Learning Center provides online training for a variety of topics. To view a list for staff and faculty, please click
Sports & Fitness
Sports & Fitness provides the University community with programs that offer vigorous, fun-filled, health-promoting, physical activity conducive to wellness and personal development.
Criminal Justice Training Center
Criminal Justice Training Center provides training and educational opportunities outside of the academic curriculum. Programs are offered include: basic peace officer training, various continuing education courses, and review courses for Texas peace officer state licensing.