The department has a history of successfully preparing graduate students for doctoral studies, for a teaching career, as well as for positions in industry.
The Department of Mathematical Sciences offers the following graduate degrees:
- Master of Science in Mathematics
- Master of Science in Statistics
- Master of Arts in Teaching with a major in Mathematics
The department also houses the Bioinformatics program, which offers a Professional M.S. degree; and the Computational Science program, which offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees.
About the department
The department is conveniently located in Bell Hall, across the street from the campus library, a student cafeteria, and museum. Graduate student offices are intermingled with faculty offices. All of the offices are separate from classrooms creating an environment conductive to learning.
The department is committed to diversifying the ethnicity, race, and gender of the nation's pool of mathematical scientists. All individuals are encouraged to apply and inquiries are welcome.
About El Paso
The city of El Paso is located in high, mountainous desert country in the Chihuahuan Desert along the US-México border. El Paso and its sister city Ciudad Juárez have a combined population of about 2 million.
El Paso is one of the safest large cities in the United States, and it is much more affordable than many others. There are a number of affordable housing options located within walking distance from the campus.
The University of Texas at El Paso is a major research university at the heart of the U.S.-Mexico border committed to the ideals of access and excellence. A leader among Hispanic-serving institutions, UTEP enrolls more than 20,000 students and is the only doctoral research university in the nation with a student body that is a majority Mexican American. UTEP offers 81 bachelorís degrees, more than 70 masterís-level degrees and programs and 16 doctorates Ė with more in development. UTEPís more than $46 million in research spending a year affords undergraduate and graduate students numerous hands-on research opportunities in an array of fields.