Accelerate Your High-Tech Career in Data Science
Data science lies at the intersection of statistical methodology, computational science,
and a range of application domains. The industry-relevant curriculum in University
of Houston-Clear Lake’s Data Science Master of Science gives you the skills to extract
the most critical insights from big data. You’ll be equipped with interdisciplinary
knowledge to utilize data to produce value-adding intelligence that can be applied
in numerous industries.
The valuable skills you’ll acquire with the Data Science M.S. degree can lead to a technical, analytical, architectural or managerial career with the potential to earn over $150K in Houston (salary.com). You can become a market research analyst, data scientist, finance specialist, or marketing manager, to name a few options.
A Customizable Degree Taught by Experienced Faculty
The Data Science M.S. degree can accompany a wide range of undergraduate backgrounds,
including those that are non-scientific. Choose between a specialization in business
analytics, bioinformatics, and big data and cloud solutions to complement your career
Taught by faculty members who partner with local businesses to ensure the program’s relevance and applicability, the coursework of the Data Science M.S. aligns with local industry needs. The expertise and publications of these professors include core areas of data science and other leading converging technologies that complement data science, such as the Internet of Things, cybersecurity, and blockchain.
Get ready to calculate the course load for your education at University of Houston-Clear Lake! Learn more about the courses required to succeed here in the College of Science and Engineering.
- Data Science M.S.
Standard Graduate Admission Deadline
A standard university application is required.
It is recommended that students who apply for admission to a CSE graduate plan have a grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.000 (four point grade scale) on the last 60 hours of course work, and a minimum GRE score of 290 (verbal + quantitative).
UHCL’s College of Science and Engineering has created a solid foundation of study designed to help you make your educational dreams a reality. Explore the classes you’ll need to take for your University of Houston-Clear Lake degree.Degree Plan
Deadlines for Applying
- Graduate Deadlines
Spring 2021New Degree-Seeking Students - January 5
Former UHCL Students - January 5
Summer 2021New Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
Former UHCL Students - May 25
Fall 2021New Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
Former UHCL Students - August 18
Please note, some graduate programs have special requirements and different deadlines from those above. For more information visit How to Apply.
Former UHCL Students and non-degree seeking students applying after the deadlines above may be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the appropriate graduate enrollment counselor for more information.
- International Deadlines
Priority – March 1
Final – June 1
Priority – August 1
Final – November 1
Priority – February 1
Final – April 20
Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline
*International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.
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