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Graduate Certificate in Foresight

Improve Your Career with a Graduate Certificate in Foresight

This program serves both UH degree and non-degree seeking candidates.

The University of Houston's Foresight program offers a four-course (12 credit) Graduate Certificate in Foresight. The courses in the certificate are the same as those offered within the Master's degree in Foresight. Courses are offered online with virtual classes, and the student simply takes four core courses. Upon completion of the certificate, you must submit the application for a certificate along with $150 application fee. At any point, students may apply the certificate courses to complete the Foresight Master's program.

Courses include:

  • FORE 6311: Introduction to Foresight
  • FORE 6351: Futures Research
  • FORE 6333: Systems Thinking
  • FORE 6371: World Futures

(Substitutes are possible with permission)

Admission process:

  • Apply and be admitted to the University of Houston. Admissions information.
    • Click “Apply Now” and create an account
    • Complete the information on the first page of the application (Welcome). Select “Certificate” for the type of program that you are seeking.
    • The Foresight Program is housed in the College of Engineering. On the Program Choice page, click on College of Engineering and then select Strategic Foresight Certificate.
  • The Strategic Foresight Certificate does not require GRE scores.
  • All applications require a fee and submission of official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended.

Once admitted to the university, students must:

  • Attend the University's mandatory orientation
  • Schedule an appointment with an advisor at 713-743-4100
  • Inform your advisor you are a certificate seeking student.
  • Check the course offerings for the term you intend to start and select the course or courses you want to complete.
  • Enroll for your courses