The School of Mathematics and Statistics offers a PhD program that focuses on diverse areas including statistics, probability, discrete mathematics, applied mathematics, algebra and analysis, cryptography research for government, networks, coding theory and fluid dynamics.
The School is a member of the Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Mathematics and Statistics (OCIMS), which offers one of the largest graduate programs in mathematics and statistics in Canada. Students can take courses and access research resources at both Carleton and the University of Ottawa. Learn more about Ottawa-Carleton Joint Institutes.
Read this story about how a degree from Carleton’s School of Mathematics and Statistics can lead to great job.
“My school has a resourceful and great faculty and mentorship. They are very keen on the success and well-being of graduate students. Professors and the faculty always open their doors for students to approach them with questions and solutions. The support in the program is great.”
— Evans Boadi, PhD Student, Applied Mathematics, 2021
Our students enjoy the unique advantage of studying in the nation’s capital, providing easy access to internship and eventually career opportunities in government departments and private industry.
Fields of Specialization
- Applied Mathematics
- Probability and Statistics
- Pure Mathematics
Faculty Research Highlights
Learn more about the research within the School of Mathematics and Statistics on their website.