Actuarial Science Major

The Fox School offers one of the most distinguished Actuarial Science programs in North America, and is recognized by the Society of Actuaries as a Center of Actuarial Excellence (CAE). Actuaries specialize in the evaluation of insurance and financial risks. They hold positions of responsibility with insurance companies, consulting firms, investment banks, government regulatory organizations, and government insurance programs. They must also pass a series of professional exams, and this program specifically prepares students to successfully complete them. The program gives students the opportunity to develop a strong foundation in mathematics and statistics while being exposed to a wide range of business disciplines.

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Actuarial Science Master’s

Master of Science in Actuarial Science

Actuaries are highly educated business executives who specialize in the evaluation of insurance and financial risk. As an actuary, you will have the opportunity to apply your mathematical skills in a dynamic business setting. Actuaries hold positions of responsibility with insurance companies, consulting firms, investment banks, self-insurers, government regulators, and government insurance programs. Because of their talent and valuable expertise, actuaries are well compensated, and often rise to the highest levels of management. At the Fox School, you earn a master’s degree while preparing for the actuarial profession. The program is specifically tailored to your background and topics covered by the examinations of the professional actuarial societies. In addition, courses in our curriculum are approved by the Society of Actuaries (SOA) and Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) as satisfying their Validation by Educational Experience (VEE) requirements for Corporate Finance, Economics, and Applied Statistical Methods.

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