Incredible Career Opportunities in Actuarial Science
Today’s actuaries work largely within the insurance industry, but can expect significant employment growth opportunities in health care and consulting firms. Becoming an actuary involves certification exams to meet stringent guidelines, but the rewards for meeting the qualifications are great in both career opportunity and salary potential. Because of broad career opportunities for actuaries, it’s a rewarding path for those willing to undertake the course of study.
Completion of courses in the professional actuarial science sequence prepares individuals to sit for the actuary examinations. Often, professionals complete their coursework and begin working in the field before sitting for their exams; to gain work experience but also because many employers are willing to pay for examinations and incent employees with pay increases for each progressive exam passed.
Before embarking on this course of study, visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ website to learn more about employment and certification for actuaries.
Actuarial Science Required Courses
- Macroeconomic Principles (EC 011)
- Microeconomic Principles (EC 012)
- Applied Probability (STAT 151)
- Business Statistics (STAT 183)
- Fundamentals of Financial Mathematics (MATH 183)
- Managerial Finance (BSAD180) or Corporate Finance (BSAD 308)
Current Course Offerings
- Courses for Spring 2014
- Summer 2014
- Spring 2014
- Courses for Summer 2014
How to get started
There is no application process for the Actuarial Science sequence. However, you first need to speak with a Continuing Education Advisor about your plans.
To learn more about the Actuarial Science Sequence:
Call: 800-639-3210 or 802-656-2085
Make a phone or in-person appointment with a Continuing Education Advisor to discuss your options on Actuarial Science.