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Actuarial Science (Minor)

  • Minor

About this Program

An actuary is someone who uses knowledge of mathematics and finance to manage financial uncertainty.

Program Overview

Actuaries work for insurance companies, for private corporations, for the government, and as consultants. Being an actuary is consistently ranked as one of the best jobs in America – where people are happiest and best-paid. The goal of this minor is to help prepare students to be an actuary.

Students pursuing the actuarial science minor usually major in a related field; students with majors other than the ones listed below should contact the coordinator to design an appropriate program.

For more information on this minor, refer to the course requirements.

Program Contact

Coordinator, Actuarial Science Minor


Degrees Offered

  • Minor

Fast Fact

The student-to-faculty ratio is 11:1.

All Faculty

James Parson

  • Department Chair of Mathematics
  • Associate Professor of Mathematics