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Programs

Do you want to discover how to put our world in order? Study the meaning of data?

A degree in mathematics or statistics at UNB Saint John will prepare you for a career as a data analyst, actuary, economist, biostatistician and more.

Benefit from our small class sizes as well as our range of courses. You will stand above the rest through our tutoring opportunities as well as summer research projects. Our classes fit the needs of students heading to graduate school or looking for employment. 

Mathematics

You can complete the mathematics program as a major or a minor.

You will have the opportunity to benefit from our small class size while selecting from a range of courses.

Many students in our programs have the opportunity “earn while they learn” as a teaching assistant, or a tutor, or working with a faculty member on a summer research project.

Our majors and minors may be obtained through either the Bachelor of Arts, or the Bachelor of Science degrees. We also offer a BSc in math and economics.

BA course requirements  BSc course requirements  BSc math and economics

Certificate in Mathematics for Education

The Certificate in Mathematics for Education is open to all interested students, however it is primarily intended for current and future school teachers for whom mathematics is a potential teachable subject or those who simply wish to expand their knowledge in the field of mathematics.

This certificate can be taken as a stand-alone program or in conjunction with a degree program, with the approval of the appropriate faculty.

Candidates for admission to the certificate must meet the university’s requirements for admission to any of the faculties or the requirements for admission as a mature student.

The certificate consists of 30 credit hours (10 courses), and a grade of C or better is required in each course.

BSc course requirements


Statistics

Statistics is the science of the collection and interpretation of data. You will learn to develop tools to predict behaviour and actions across a variety of sectors including government, business, science and academia. The program is available as a major and a minor. 

What to expect

In your first year you will be required to take introductory mathematics courses in calculus as well as two introductory courses in probability and statistics. In your upper years you will build upon this foundation with courses in probability, regression analysis and design of experiments.

You may declare your major or minor in statistics at the end of your second year.

Careers in demand

A degree in statistics prepares you for a career using data to solve a variety of intricate problems for many types of employers including:

  • government
  • business
  • education
  • academia

Our graduates go on to become:

  • actuaries
  • forensic auditors
  • insurance underwriters
  • market research analysts
  • medical researchers
  • public opinion researchers
  • statisticians
  • systems operation analysts

BA course requirements   BSc course requirements