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Job Market Asks, UHD Answers

New Undergraduate, Graduate, Certificate Programs Launch Fall 2022


By Laura Wagner

U.S. job openings hit a record high in March, spotlighting the need for workers with the right education, skills, and training to fill those empty positions. UHD is front-running that need with innovative program offerings in Fall 2022 – all geared to educate and upskill students to meet market demands. 

Three of UHD’s Colleges will launch job-market-aligned programs in Fall 2022:

Marilyn Davies College of Business 

College of Humanities & Social Sciences 

College of Sciences & Technology

For more information on any of the programs listed, contact the appropriate College. 

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is the second-largest university in Houston and has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974. As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive, four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.

U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.