Actuarial Science

Students will learn how to utilize statistical concepts within real world applications in the fields of accounting, economics, and finance. At CMU, class sizes are small and faculty that are passionate about teaching make the learning experience vibrant and interactive.  Your professors will know you personally, and you will establish a close-knit community with your classmates.  Through the Actuarial Science program, you will gain the skills to analyze risk and make statistically-informed decisions, and be prepared to take the tests required to become a certified actuary.

 

Emphasis/Degree Options

Actuarial Science, Mathematics
Bachelor of Science
Academic Requirements

 

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Career Options

Actuaries most commonly work in insurance, finance, and accounting, though they can be found in other industries as well.  An actuary assesses risk and profitability using concepts of probability, statistics, economics, and finance.