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Actuarial Science

Use mathematics and statistics to solve real world problems.

Actuarial science uses mathematics, finance, accounting, and economics to manage risk in a fast-changing world. As an actuarial science major, you will:

  • Develop core skills in mathematics, economics, data analytics, and business processes.
  • Use advanced statistical methods to evaluate data and make decisions.
  • Prepare for the first two actuarial exams (Exam P and Exam FM).
  • Complete an internship or independent study to gain hands-on experience.

At A Glance

  • 12:1
    Student-to-faculty ratio
  • 18
    Average class size

Possible Careers

Actuary Service Center Analyst
Brandon Krause, 2014 | Towers Watson
Director, Data Science and Cloud Analytics
Chad Stripling, 2012 | 84.51
Pricing and Analytics Manager
Lillie Miller, 2016 | BW Retail Solutions
VP and Actuary
Spencer Wideman, 2002 | Sompo International

Use mathematics and statistics to solve real world problems.

Actuarial science uses mathematics, finance, accounting, and economics to manage risk in a fast-changing world. As an actuarial science major, you will:

  • Develop core skills in mathematics, economics, data analytics, and business processes.
  • Use advanced statistical methods to evaluate data and make decisions.
  • Prepare for the first two actuarial exams (Exam P and Exam FM).
  • Complete an internship or independent study to gain hands-on experience.

Get to Know Actuarial Science

Meet the Faculty

At Alma, you'll benefit from small classes and close faculty mentorship. Find out more about your professors. You'll also work with faculty in the business and economics departments.

Professional Development

As an actuarial science major, you'll be encouraged to participate in an internship that provides valuable real-world experience. Learn about career support at Alma.

Explore the Curriculum

Learn more about the fundamental courses that will offer a roadmap for your academic growth and expertise development.

Have any questions?

Contact us today for more information on this program and more.

Mathematics and Computer Science Chair

Brad Westgate
(989) 463-7264
westgatebs@alma.edu

Admissions

Admissions Office
800-321-ALMA
admissions@alma.edu