# Why study Mathematics and Statistics

Do you wonder why mathematics is so important in our modern society, what mathematicians and statisticians do, what kinds of jobs you can get with a degree in mathematics or statistics? We answer these questions in Careers in Mathematics and in Statistics.

Explore this website to discover the wealth of opportunities that await you if you choose to pursue studies and a career in mathematics and statistics.

**Our programs**

#### Undergraduate

##### Mathematics

- Honours BSc in Financial Mathematics and Economics
- Honours BSc in Mathematics
- Honours BSc in Physics-Mathematics
- Joint Honours BSc in Computer Science and Mathematics
- Joint Honours BSc in Mathematics and Economics
- Major in Mathematics
- Minor in Mathematics

##### Statistics

- Honours BSc in Statistics
- Major in Statistics
- Minor in Statistics

#### Graduate

##### M.Sc. level

- Master of Science Mathematics and Statistics Concentration in Mathematics
- Master of Science Mathematics and Statistics Concentration in Statistics
- Master of Science Mathematics and Statistics Specialization in Bioinformatics
- Master of Science Mathematics and Statistics Specialization in Biostatistics

##### Ph.D. level

- Doctorate in Philosophy Mathematics and Statistics

**Career options**

- Statistics courses at uOttawa have professional accreditation from the Statistical Society of Canada
- What can you do with a mathematics degree? (The World Universities Ranking)
- For Today's Graduate, Just One Word: Statistics (New York Times)
- Cool Jobs: Math as entertainment (Science News for Students)
- What Can You Do With a Mathematics Degree? (Top Universities)