University Park

University Park - Northwest Houston Campus

Welcome to Sam Houston State University (SHSU) at University Park (UP). The Northwest Houston Campus (NHC) is conveniently located at State Highway 249 and Louetta Road. UP-NHC Campus offers undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees, and certificate programs. This facility features the latest technological tools facilitating distance and traditional learning. UP-NHC offers students access to an affordable and quality education, with exceptional support. SHSU is a great name in Texas education. At SAM you can dream and succeed!

Undergraduate Advising is available Monday - Friday.  Call 281-290-2900 for available times or to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins are also welcome!

Application Deadlines:

Summer I  --  May 15

Summer II -- June 15

Fall 2014  --   August 1

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Undergraduate Degrees

Bachelors Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies:

EC-6 Generalist, with ESL

EC-6 Generalist with ESL and EC-12 Special Education

EC-6 Bilingual Generalist

4-8 Mathematics, with ESL

4-8 Mathematics/Science Composite, with ESL

4-8 English Language Arts & Reading/Social Studies Composite, with ESL


Minor areas of study

Human Services

Early Childhood

Secondary Education


Graduate Programs

Instructional Leadership

Educational Administration

School Counseling

Library Science

Special Education


Hybrid online programs

Instructional Technology

Curriculum and Instruction (with Bilingual/ESL, Science or Math Education, Special Education, Early Childhood)

Curriculum and Instruction

Post-Bac alternative route to Teacher Certification


Dual Enrollment (Any senior can begin graduate school at SHSU)

Contact Us

telephone: 281 290-2900
fax: 281 290-2905
20515 SH 249
Houston, TX 77070-2607


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