Where professors know your name

The Faculty of Science, Applied Science & Engineering (SASE) takes pride in its faculty-student ratio (1:17) with most of our PhD's teaching as well as doing research. Our faculty boasts the largest number of teaching excellence awards at UNB Saint John.

SASE offers four-year undergraduate degrees in:

SASE, in partnership with the School of Graduate Studies, also offers graduate programs.

Our faculty members, undergraduate and graduate students are actively engaged in state-of-the-science research that changes the world we live in. Our graduates make a significant difference in fields ranging from health and the environment to engineering and information technology.

Bachelor of Science

Our bachelor of science (B.Sc.) degree provides students with a solid foundation in the biological, physical and mathematical sciences. During this four-year degree program, you can opt for a general science degree or choose from a variety of majors, specializations and minors.

SASE also offers a Pre-Professional Stream for students who are considering a career in a health-related profession. This program is for Bachelor of Science students majoring in Biology-Psychology. Our pre-professional program aims to provide students with the guidance and development they need to build a strong foundation for professional studies.

Nursing and Health Sciences

UNB Saint John's location next to New Brunswick's largest teaching hospital, the Saint John Regional Hospital, allows SASE to provide a nursing education that is hands-on, as well as theoretical. Our bachelor of nursing (BN & BN/RN) graduates work in hospitals, clinics and educational facilities. They have also gone on to do work in social policy and administration.

Our bachelor of health sciences (BHS) provides students with the skills and knowledge they need to deliver specialized medical care such as medical radiography, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy and respiratory therapy.


UNB Saint John also offers the first two years of the bachelor of science in engineering. Students complete their degrees at UNB Fredericton. Our engineering graduates go on to fields such as robotics, electronics, construction.