Theses and Dissertations

If you are working on a theses or dissertation, the Graduate School has information on submission and policies.

Online access

University of Houston theses and dissertations

Works from 2010-present are freely available in the open access UH institutional repository. Coverage dates vary by college.

More UH dissertations are available in the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses @ UH database. A CougarNet login is required when off-campus.

Global theses and dissertations

Search theses and dissertations from all over the world in the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global database. A CougarNet login is required when off-campus.

In print

All UH senior honors theses, master’s theses, and dissertations are located in MD Anderson Library, 3rd floor Gold Wing (floor map).

Browse the physical collection of theses and dissertations by department below. Visit MD Anderson Library to view or check out a thesis or dissertation.

  • 100 – Philosophy
  • 150 – Psychology
  • 300 – Communication
  • 301 – Sociology
  • 302 – Anthropology
  • 320 – Political Science
  • 330 – Economics
  • 360 – Grad School of Social Work
  • 370 – Education
  • 380 – Business
  • 510 – Mathematics
  • 515 – Computer Science
  • 530 – Physics
  • 540 – Chemistry
  • 550 – Geosciences
  • 570 – Biology
  • 574 – Biochemical & Biophysical Sciences
  • 600 – Technology
  • 610 – Optometry
  • 615 – Pharmaceutics
  • 619 – Biomedical Engineering
  • 620 – Electrical Engineering
  • 621 – Mechanical Engineering
  • 622 – Petroleum Engineering
  • 623 – Computer Engineering
  • 624 – Civil Engineering
  • 628 – Environmental Engineering
  • 629 – Acoustical Engineering
  • 640 – Home Economics
  • 650 – Industrial Engineering
  • 655 – Materials Engineering
  • 656 – Operations Research
  • 660 – Chemical Engineering
  • 750 – Humanities and Fine Arts
  • 780 – Music
  • 790 – Drama
  • 808 – Department of Speech
  • 809 – Modern & Classical Languages
  • 810 – English
  • 830 – German
  • 840 – Foreign Languages
  • 860 – Spanish
  • 947 – Russian Studies
  • 970 – Arts & Sciences