Statistics M.S.

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.
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Deadlines for Applying

Semesters Session Begin Dates New Degree Seeking Applicants Former/Non-degree seeking/Certificate
Graduate Students* - Priority Deadline
Former/Non-degree seeking/Certificate Graduate
Students* - Final Deadline
Spring 2017 Jan. 17 Dec. 1 (Extended to Jan. 17) Jan. 5 Jan. 17
Summer 2017 June 5 May 1 May 22 June 5
Fall 2017 Aug. 28 Aug. 1 Aug. 14 Aug. 28
Spring 2018 Jan. 16 Dec. 1   Jan. 16
Applicants who apply during Jan. 5-17, 2017 must submit ALL documents together. Graduate test scores are required to be sent by the testing center.

*You may have to go through late registration with a $50 late registration fee


  • International Student Deadlines
  • First Yr Freshman 
    Fall Semester - April 1
    Spring Semester - October 1
  • Students Outside the U.S.
    Fall Semester – April 1
    Spring Semester – October 1
    Summer Semester – March 1
  • Students in the U.S.
    Fall Semester - June 1
    Spring Semester - November 1
    Summer Semester - March 1

Locations

  University of Houston-Clear Lake
 

University of Houston-Clear Lake

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

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UHCL Online

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2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-212-1611

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Accreditations and Distinctions

UHCL is one of only 10 U.S. universities with computing programs accredited under three different curriculum guidelines of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology Inc. The College of Science and Engineering’s undergraduate degree plan in computer engineering is accredited by the ABET’s Engineering Accreditation Commission, while its Computer Accreditation Commission has accredited our undergraduate degree plans in computer science and computer information systems. The organization’s Applied Science Commission has accredited the undergraduate environmental science sub-plans for safety and industrial hygiene. Our chemistry degree program is accredited by the American Chemical Society.


Statistics M.S. Faculty

Kalanka Jayalath

Kalanka Jayalath

Assistant Professor of Statistics ,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3726
Email: jayalath@uhcl.edu
Office: B3521-7

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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

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Sadhana Weerasinghe
Sadhana Weerasinghe

Sadhana Weerasinghe

Lecturer of Mathematics and Statistics,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3734
Email: weerasinghe@uhcl.edu
Office: B3521-3

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Yipeng Yang
Yipeng Yang

Yipeng Yang

Assistant Professor of Mathematics,
Science and Engineering

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

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