Transform your world

Discover powerful ideas and new perspectives with University of Houston-Clear Lake’s College of Human Sciences and Humanities. Through any of our more than 30 undergraduate and graduate degrees, you will gain a deeper understanding of the people and cultures around you.

Build a lasting education

Our degree programs offer a solid liberal arts education to prepare for lifelong learning and a flexible career.

Passionate, award-winning faculty provide one-on-one attention in our small class settings, offering the chance to dig deep and make the most of your studies in psychology, anthropology, literature, art, or whatever you choose. And we know that learning isn’t limited to the classroom; our students gain hands-on experience at internships with more than 300 partners. Equipped with critical thinking skills and a solid academic foundation, our alumni go on to become visionaries in their fields.

The College of Human Sciences and Humanities holds a number of specialized accreditations, including accreditations and approval from the Commission of Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education; the Association for Behavioral Analysis International; the National Association of School Psychologists. The Council on Social Work Education has also accredited our bachelor’s degree in social work. Our Fitness and Human Performance curriculum has been recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association for preparing students to successfully enter into the career field. The Human Factors Certificate and Applied Cognitive Psychology Program are accredited by the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

Rigorous social work program rewarded with reaccreditation

The Council on Social Work Education has reaccredited University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bachelor Social Work program for another eight-year cycle. This is the third time the association’s Commission on Accreditation, which holds social work education to the highest possible standards, has affirmed UHCL’s bachelor of social work degree program since its inception.

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 Severe Behavior Disorders Research Clinic

The Severe Behavior Disorders Research Clinic has a featured article in the Texas Children’s Hospital Publication. Congrats to Jennifer Fritz and her graduate students.

New Degree Offerings

We're growing to meet the changing needs of both our local and global community. Our first doctoral program, the Doctor of Psychology in Health Service Psychology, first began welcoming students in 2016 to meet the demand for expertise in both school and clinical psychology. Learn more about our degree offerings.

Meet our Faculty

Our students are guided, instructed and supported by a group of dedicated faculty who are committed to helping you apply your talents and begin a journey toward a career path focused on understanding and improving lives