Engineering Technology

University of Houston

12 months
950 USD/credit
950 USD/credit
428 USD/credit
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The Master of Science in Engineering Technology at University of Houston currently offers tracks in: Biotechnology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Computational Health Informatics and Network Communications. The Engineering Technology degree studies current issues in technology, project management and experimental design and data analysis.


The track in Engineering Technology emphasizes bioprocessing, protein engineering, computational biology, and federal regulations. Designed to help prepare individuals to conduct or supervise research and development in biotechnology or medical fields. This is a highly inter-and multi-disciplinary degree and its flexibility will allow students to tailor the coursework  to meet their individual career goals.

The Computational Health Informatics program is a highly interdisciplinary degree that aims at preparing the next generation of engineers for a career in the technological transformation of healthcare. The program places specific emphasis on mobile computing, medical imaging and instrumentation, wearable sensors, multimodal data mining, and information security as applied to health care delivery. Driven by a strong market demand, the program is designed to provide students with a solid background in analytical methodologies, computational tools, devices, physiological modeling and simulation, and biomedical devices relevant to healthcare applications for detecting diseases, assisting with treatment, and monitoring efficacy of therapeutic interventions.

This track in Network Communication builds upon ETAC-ABET-accredited baccalaureate degree programs in the fields of computer, electronic, or electrical engineering technology, and related fields. 

This program at University of Houston provides an advanced knowledge of computer networks with a diverse set of courses in networking fundamentals, security, network management, protocols, programming, and algorithms. Furthermore, application areas such as optical networking, sensor networks, smart grid, mobile computing, and wireless networks are also available. Advanced applied research opportunities provide an enriching academic experience. Additionally, the program encourages practical experiences through industry partnerships.  Our graduates fill vital engineering management and supervisory roles in every industry where networking technologies are essential, including energy, chemical, healthcare, telecommunications and aerospace.

Learning outcomes

The Mechanical Engineering Technology emphasis builds upon our recognized and ABET accredited mechanical baccalaureate degrees and related fields providing students with highly developed expertise in design and analysis of mechanical systems. 

This degree provides an integrated multi-disciplinary program designed to prepare individuals with practical and theoretical skills in Technology with a focus on applied Mechanical Engineering. This relationship facilitates the translation of research findings to meet current industry needs. With state-of-the-art teaching and research laboratories, the M.S. degree offers courses and cutting-edge research experiences in several applied areas including, instrumentation and measurement, biomedical systems, advanced materials design, manufacturing, systems integration, oil and gas applications, and energy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Seminar in Biotechnology
  • Biotechnology Techniques Metho 
  • Bioprocessing in Biotechnology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An Official Transcript from all institutions of higher education previously attended.
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal/Goal Statement: A personal/goal statement is a 1-2 page essay describing your current employment and your professional intentions. You may want to identify aspects of your previous experience that indicate promise in your selected goal. You may also wish to discuss special circumstances, unique experiences, etc.
  • Resume (optional)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    950 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 950 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    950 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 950 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    428 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 428 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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