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2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
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Department of Mathematics

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Admission to Master’s and Doctoral Programs

The Mathematics Department offers four Master’s degrees: the MS in Mathematics which offers a thesis or a tutorial option, the MS in Applied Mathematics (non-thesis only), the MS in Statistics and Data Science (non-thesis only), and the MA in Mathematics (non-thesis only). In addition to the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Admission Requirements , unconditional admission to the MS in Mathematics requires a baccalaureate degree in mathematics or its equivalent (27 semester hours of upper-division math or math-related courses); for unconditional admission to the MS in Applied Mathematics, a baccalaureate degree is required and the completion of at least nine hours of math at the junior or senior level, preferably in courses such as advanced linear algebra, analysis, differential equations, or probability and statistics. GRE aptitude scores, English language proficiency scores (if applicable), three letters of recommendation, and a statement of aims and goals are also requested. For admission to the doctoral program, the department requires a bachelor’s or master’s degree in mathematics or equivalent.

Send all application materials to:

Department of Mathematics
Attn: Graduate Advisor
University of Houston
651 Philip G. Hoffman Hall
Houston, Texas 77204-3008


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