Hone Your Statistical Capacity in a World of Data
Statisticians are in high demand in a wide variety of fields ranging from business to government and science to industry. This includes government agencies, pharmaceutical companies, medical institutes, financial institutions, insurance companies, industrial firms, energy companies, environment, public safety, health care and even sports. Your Master of Science in Statistics at the University of Houston-Clear Lake offers you a balance of statistical theory and statistical methods and applications. We will provide you with the fundamental tools and conceptual foundations in quantitative reasoning for making advances in the sciences, decisions in industries and development and implementation of government property.
An Advanced Degree in Statistics Will Multiply Your Opportunities
Enhanced statistical analysis impacts informed business and healthcare decisions in
greater ways than ever before. If you have a background in mathematics, science, engineering
or any major with a related background, this degree could be suitable for you. Earning
your Master of Science in Statistics from UHCL will prepare you for a position in
the federal government doing data analysis, conducting scientific research for a private
company or assisting technology firms with “big data” efforts.
As part of your degree, you can choose from two specializations:
- Applied Statistics
- Big Data Analytics
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.
- Statistics M.S.
Standard Graduate Admission Deadline
A standard university application is required.
- A 4-year bachelor's degree with a 3.0 cumulative GPA
- GRE with a minimum Quantitative score of 152.
- Note: The GRE requirement will be waived for applicants that have satisfy either of
- A GPA of at least 3.3 in foundation courses: MATH 2318, MATH 2413, and MATH 2414, or
- A GPA of at least 3.0 in foundation courses: MATH 2318, MATH 2413, and MATH 2414) and (a GPA of at least 3.5 in STAT 4344 and STAT 4345.
- Note: The GRE requirement will be waived for applicants that have satisfy either of the following:
- Additional Comment - Holding an undergraduate degree in mathematics, engineering, computing, or sciences would be an advantage. However, any college graduate can be successful in this program if they have completed a course in Linear Algebra and the undergraduate calculus sequence. Prospective students that have not taken these courses should talk to academic advisors about how to enroll in those courses with post-baccalaureate status.
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Lake! Learn more about the courses required to succeed here in the College of Science
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.
Deadlines for Applying
- Graduate Deadlines
FallNew Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
Former UHCL Students - August 15
SpringNew Degree-Seeking Students - January 5
Former UHCL Students - January 15
SummerNew 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
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.