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Mathematical Science M.S.

Invest in Your Education

Top employers will always desire strong job candidates with high-end mathematical reasoning and knowledge. With a Master of Science in Mathematical Sciences from University of Houston-Clear Lake, you’ll be prepared for a career in industry or education or for further graduate study in or other mathematically based disciplines. The course work combines classical mathematics and applied mathematics with statistics and operations research to give you a diverse skill set.

Advanced Math and Statistics Skills Increase Your Opportunities

You can quickly put your mathematical abilities to work in a number of careers, including Computer System Analyst, Computer Programmer, Actuary, Software Engineer and Mathematician. Your UHCL degree enhances your employment prospects significantly, especially if you’re looking to enter higher education as a teacher or instructor in a local community college.

You can also choose a specialization in:

  • Computational and Applied Math

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Admission Requirements

Take your education to new heights in University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Science and Engineering. Learn the next steps to being admitted now.


  • Math M.S.
  • Admission Deadline

    Standard Graduate Admission Deadline

  • Application
    A standard university application is required.
  • Requirements
    • 3.0 GPA
    • GRE Requirements:
      • GRE has been waived for those who apply for the Summer and Fall 2021 semesters. The GRE waiver will be automatically applied after successful submission of the admission application.
      • GRE Total Score of 290 (150 Quantitative)
    • Additional Requirements – Undergraduate degree in Math; Students with other degrees may apply if undergraduate course work includes a substantial number of advanced credit hours in math courses.


Degree Requirements

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.


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Cost Information

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Graduate Deadlines
  • Fall
    New Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
    Former UHCL Students - August 15
  • Spring
    New Degree-Seeking Students - January 5
    Former UHCL Students - January 15
  • Summer
    New Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
    Former UHCL Students - May 25

Please note, some graduate programs have special deadlines and requirements. For more information go to How to Apply. Check the status of your application online through E-Services using your UHCL student ID. 

The UHCL applications is available online through www.applytexas.org. The online application is scheduled to close for Graduate students after the Formal UHCL Student deadline of each semester. 

Applying After the Priority Deadline

New, non-degree seeking, and former UHCL 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. A $50.00 Late Registration Fee or $50.00 Late Payment may apply. 

Review the UHCL Academic Calendar for registration and payment dates and deadlines. 


  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer*

    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.


Locations

University of Houston-Clear Lake

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

About UHCL


Mathematical Science M.S. Faculty

Manki Cho
Manki Cho

Manki Cho

Assistant Professor of Mathematics,
Science and Engineering

Email: cho@uhcl.edu

Manki Cho Faculty Bio

Tom Fox
Tom Fox

Tom Fox

Associate Professor of Mathematics Education,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3723
Email: fox@uhcl.edu
Office: B3521-12

Tom Fox Faculty Bio

Kalanka Jayalath
Kalanka Jayalath

Kalanka Jayalath

Assistant Professor of Statistics ,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3778
Email: jayalath@uhcl.edu
Office: B3521-7

Kalanka Jayalath Faculty Bio

Yingfu Li
Yingfu Li

Yingfu (Frank) Li

Program Chair of Statistics and Associate Professor of Statistics,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3728
Email: li@uhcl.edu
Office: B3521-10

Office hours:
TR 12:15 - 2:45pm

Yingfu (Frank) Li Faculty Bio

Jingjing Ma
Jingjing Ma

Jingjing Ma

Department Chair of Mathematics and Statistics and Professor of Mathematics,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3727
Email: ma@uhcl.edu
Office: B3521-8

Jingjing Ma Faculty Bio

Zokhrab Mustafaev
Zokhrab Mustafaev

Zokhrab Mustafaev

Program Chair and Associate Professor of Mathematics,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3735
Email: mustafaev@uhcl.edu
Office: B3521-11

Zokhrab Mustafaev Faculty Bio

LieJune Shiau
LieJune Shiau

LieJune Shiau

Professor of Mathematics,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3724
Email: shiau@uhcl.edu
Office: B3521-14

LieJune Shiau Faculty Bio

Yipeng Yang
Yipeng Yang

Yipeng Yang

Associate Professor of Mathematics,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3737
Email: yangy@uhcl.edu
Office: B3521-5

Yipeng Yang Faculty Bio