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2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Subsea Engineering Certificate

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Colleges > Cullen College of Engineering > Department of Mechanical Engineering > Subsea Engineering Program > Subsea Engineering Certificate

Who Should Apply?

Practicing engineers and recent Bachelor of Science in engineering graduates are qualified to apply.  The curriculum advances both the science and engineering of subsea systems.  The participants will gain a solid, diverse knowledge base in subsea engineering as well as an understanding of industry best practices and state and federal regulations governing them.  The courses are part of a graduate engineering program and are taught at the graduate level.

Student Qualifications

*NOTE:  This Certificate program is not intended for F-1 Visa holders for Fall admissions.

  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering is required.
  • Official transcripts must be mailed to:
    University of Houston Subsea Engineering
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    N207 Engineering Bldg. 1
    Houston, TX 77204-4006
  • An online application must be completed at
  • TOEFL exam for students whose native language is not English.
  • Application Fees:
    • Domestic:  $25.00
    •  International:  $75.00

Application Due Dates

  • Fall Semester:  May 25
  • Spring Semester:  October 25

Status Selection

Certificate Only Option - This is a non-degree option.  The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score is waived for non-degree option applicants.


  • Each course costs $3,000.00. 


Certificate in Subsea Engineering

Restricted electives are selected among the following classes:

Restricted Electives

Subsea Engineering Courses
Mechanical Engineering Courses*
  MECE 63XX, Selected Courses requiring approval from the Program Director

*ONE MECE science based graduate course may be taken in each certificate and would thus replace one Subsea Engineering course per certificate.

* Only three Subsea courses will transfer to the MS Program.

See also: Advanced Subsea Engineering Certificate .


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