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Mathematical Science Major

Mathematical Science (MSCI)

Admission Requirements

Solving Real World Problems Through Mathematics

 Choosing your mathematical specialization

Within the mathematical science major, you can customize your studies by choosing an area of emphasis from a wide selection such as economics, bioinformatics or geographic systems. Students must also select either a mathematics or statistics stream.

 Gain Broad Mathematical Skills

Through this program, you will gain proficiency in calculus, algebra, statistics, and other fields of mathematical endeavours. 

 Expand Your Career Opportunities

Gain a multidisciplinary advantage when you graduate as a mathematician or statistician with your valuable area of emphasis. Work in finance, disease modelling, risk and fraud analysis, data collection, computational biology and other fields.

What Can You Do with a Degree in Mathematical Science?

Mathematicians and statisticians work in many fields and industries to analyze, understand and improvethe world around us. A degree in mathematics and statistics at the University of Guelph positions students as strong candidates for the many organizations seeking graduates with a strong understandingof mathematics and statistics who can make valuable real-world contributions.

Here are just a few career paths our graduates have successfully pursued:

  • Market Researcher
  • Public policy analyst
  • Financial analyst
  • Fraud analyst
  • Risk manager
  • Mathematician
  • Research analyst

Why Mathematical Science?

Uncover the relationship between mathematics and numerous fields such as science, arts, commerce, engineering or communications. Gain computational skills and apply advanced math and statistical approaches in relevant fields such as stock market risk, disease modelling, actuary analysis, predictive consumer behavior and others.

Students in the Mathematical Science MSCI program may also be interested in studying Environmental Biology, Geography, or other majors.

MSCI Course Calendar


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