Our Graduate Programs

applytoThe School of Mathematics and Statistics offers many graduate programs. See below the list of programs, including their Admission Requirements, Program Requirements, Course Selection (M.Sc.) and Comprehensive Examinations (Ph.D). For more information on the programs and their courses, please visit Carleton Graduate Calendar for Mathematics and/or Biostatistics.

M.Sc. Mathematics (Applied Mathematics, Probability and Statistics, Pure Mathematics)

Students pursuing studies in pure mathematics, applied mathematics, probability and statistics at the graduate level leading to a M.Sc. do so in a joint program offered by the School of Mathematics and Statistics at Carleton University and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Ottawa under the auspices of the Ottawa-Carleton Institute of Mathematics and Statistics. The Institute is responsible for supervising the programs, regulations, and student admissions, and for providing a framework for interaction between the two departments at the research level.

M.Sc. Mathematics with Specialization in Biostatistics (Collaborative Program) (Specialization requirements listed under Biostatistics) 

The Specialization in Biostatistics is an interdisciplinary area of research linking statistics, biology, medicine, and health sciences. The specialization is intended to prepare a student for a career as a biostatistician in a health-related industry, or for a doctoral program in biostatistics.

The program is administered by a committee of representatives from the primary departments, which include the Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine at the University of Ottawa, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Carleton University and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Ottawa. Application is made to the primary department most appropriate to the student’s research interests. The title of the degree will specify the discipline of the participating unit with specialization in biostatistics.


Ph.D. Mathematics (Applied Mathematics, Probability and Statistics, Pure Mathematics)

Students pursuing studies in pure mathematics, applied mathematics, probability and statistics at the graduate level leading to a Ph.D. do so in a joint program offered by the School of Mathematics and Statistics at Carleton University and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Ottawa under the auspices of the Ottawa-Carleton Institute of Mathematics and Statistics. The Institute is responsible for supervising the programs, regulations, and student admissions, and for providing a framework for interaction between the two departments at the research level.