Programs and majors

Student working in Materials Lab

Jocelyn works on an experiment in our materials and nanosciences lab.

We like that we're a little different

In the Faculty of Science, we believe your passions will help drive your success. That's why we offer so many customizations to programs and majors, and it's why we get you started in your chosen major in your very first year. This kind of thinking - a focused approach to your education - is what you can expect from Canada's most innovative university.

Our programs and majors

Life Sciences

Biochemistry, co-op and regular Biology, co-op and regular Biomedical sciences, regular only Psychology, co-op and regular

Physical Sciences

Chemistry, co-op and regular Earth sciences, co-op and regular Biological and medical phys Materials and nanosciences, co-op and regular Mathematical physics, co-op and regular Medicinal chemistry, co-op only Physics, co-op and regular Physics and astronomy, co-op and regular

Interdisciplinary programs

Biotechnology and chartered professional accountancy, co-op only Environmental science, co-op and regular Honours science, regular only Science and aviation, regular only Science and business, co-op and regular General Science icon

Professional programs - requiring prior undergraduate study

Optometry, professional program Pharmacy, professional program
Doctor of Optometry (OD)  Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)


Meet our Ambassadors!

Waterloo Science is proud and thrilled to offer to students, who are interested in the Sciences, amazing opportunities for academic and social growth. But don't take our word for it - hear it from our current students who are loving their time at Waterloo! No matter what program you are interested in, we have students who are excited to share their stories - and if you come to one of our Open House events, you might even get to meet them in person!

Science Ambassadors

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