Science Careers

Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

Knowledge & Skills Developed:  

  • Aptitude for mathematics & practical business sense
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Critical & inferential thinking
  • Experimental design
  • Development of innovative & methodological solutions to problems
  • Logical inductive & deductive reasoning
  • Performing calculations using complex formulae

Potential Careers:  

  • Actuary
  • Appraiser
  • Auditor
  • Business Market Analyst
  • City Planner
  • Claims Adjuster
  • Cryptographer
  • Econometrician
  • Economic Forecaster
  • Financial Management
  • Health Care Analyst
  • Information Technologist
  • Insurance Underwriter
  • Investment Analyst
  • Market Researcher
  • Mathematician
  • Numerical Analyst
  • Operations Researcher
  • Professor/Teacher
  • Research Scientist
  • Risk Analyst
  • Statistician

Note: Additional education or specialized training is required for many occupations.
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Potential Employers:  

  • Alberta Auditor General Office
  • Alberta Employment, Immigration & Industry*
  • Alberta Human Resources & Employment*
  • Alberta Insurance Council
  • Boreal Ecosystems Research Ltd.*
  • Environment Canada*
  • Statistics Canada
  • Stock Exchange
  • University of Alberta

*These companies have partnered with our Industrial Internship Program to offer you working experience during your undergraduate degree.

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