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The Department of Mathematics & Statistics (MS) is one of three academic departments within the College of Sciences & Technology at the University of Houston-Downtown. The department offers broad-based studies in mathematics and statistics, which prepares students for an array of careers requiring advanced skills in quantitative reasoning. The MS department carries out this mission by providing educational opportunities for students through small classes, opportunities for independent study and research, and a senior project. Department of Natural Science
University of Houston-Downtown
One Main Street, Room 813-North
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: 713-221-8015
Fax: 713-223-7476
Email: ns@uhd.edu

Department Chair: Shishen (Sam) Xie, Ph.D.
Phone: 713-221-8431

Assistant Chair: Youn-Sha Chan, Ph.D.
Phone: 713-221-8414

Assistant Chair: Timothy Redl, Ph.D.
Phone: 713-226-5224

Why Mathematics & Statistics at UHD?

The Department of Mathematics & Statistics is dedicated to providing students a quality education that will prepare them for rewarding careers through:

  • faculty mentoring
  • undergraduate research experience
  • commitment to student success beyond graduation
  • active student organizations
  • smaller class sizes
  • interdisciplinary collaborations with CSET and NS facutly at UHD

The department also provides flexible learning options. On-campus classes, online courses, hybrid courses, and weekend courses are available to accommodate students that work and commute.

In conjunction with the Department of Urban Education, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers preparation for teacher certification. Our degree programs in MS also provide the foundation for those students interested in pursuing graduate degrees.

Mathematics & Statistics Undergraduate Programs

The MS degree programs offer a variety of specialized concentrations in each degree program and in several minors, to help students obtain the most from their degrees.

Our innovative classes lead to high-demand careers. Choose your degree plan today.

Mathematics & Statistics Student Resources
Mathematics & Statistics Student Opportunites

Student resources assist students with making the most out of their college experience. To learn more information, please click the links below.



We aim to foster your academic, personal, and professional goals. If you’re interested in applying to MS and need more information, please call 713-221-8012 or contact the department chair, Shishen Xie, Ph.D.

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Last updated or reviewed on 9/29/14

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