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Bachelor of Science (BS), Mathematics: Actuarial

Program Overview

The Mathematics: Actuarial Science concentration prepares you for entrance into the actuarial profession through engaging coursework in probability, statistics, and mathematical finance. Actuaries evaluate and quantify risk for companies and people to make educated decisions for an unknown future. Admission into the actuarial profession is dependent upon completion of a series of examinations. Classes in the Actuarial Science concentration prepare you for the initial exams offered by the Society of Actuaries. In addition to mathematics courses, you will acquire accounting, finance, and economics skills through classes offered by the College of Business. Graduates from our program have gone on to work as both in-house actuaries and as actuarial consultants. Students in the program have also earned paid internships in the profession in both local companies and in international companies such as AIG. This program is a recognized actuarial program by the Society of Actuaries.

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Program at a
Glance

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

128

DETAILS

Total Credit Hours: 128
Program Type: BS
Location: Seated (Main Campus)
Time to Complete: 4 years (8 semesters)
Start Date: Fall: August | Spring: January
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Why AU?

Ready for the next chapter in your academic, professional, and spiritual life? Whether you are graduating high school or pursuing a master’s or doctorate degree, we invite you to be a part of one of the top regional universities in the South (U.S. News & World Report). Come discover why the Institutional Research & Evaluation, Inc. identified Anderson University as one of the top-ranked, most affordable colleges in the country. Take the next step in your journey of academic excellence today.
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Career Outlook

Your career outlook is strong with a Mathematics: Actuarial degree from Anderson University. You can help with an individual’s car insurance or determine pension plans for a Fortune 500 company. Demand for actuaries is high. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the field is expected to grow by 18% in the next decade. You earn a great starting salary and have the potential to
double your salary in the first five years of your career. With each level of certification, your earning potential grows. If assessing risk for insurance companies is not your ideal career path, there are several opportunities you can explore with your actuary degree from AU.



Starting Salaries

Actuary: $105,900 Economist: $105,630 Mathematician/Statistician: $96,280 Personal Financial Advisor: $94,170 Financial Analyst: $95,570 Recent national median salaries source: Bureau of Labor

 

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Career Outlook

Your career outlook is strong with a Mathematics: Actuarial degree from Anderson University. You can help with an individual’s car insurance or determine pension plans for a Fortune 500 company. Demand for actuaries is high. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the field is expected to grow by 18% in the next decade. You earn a great starting salary and have the potential to
double your salary in the first five years of your career. With each level of certification, your earning potential grows. If assessing risk for insurance companies is not your ideal career path, there are several opportunities you can explore with your actuary degree from AU.



Starting Salaries

Actuary: $105,900 Economist: $105,630 Mathematician/Statistician: $96,280 Personal Financial Advisor: $94,170 Financial Analyst: $95,570 Recent national median salaries source: Bureau of Labor

 

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Anderson University is a national leader in higher education in its use of technology to support and enhance all aspects of its core function—teaching and learning, which has led to the institution being recognized as an Apple Distinguished School since 2014. Through Anderson’s Digital Learning Initiative, Anderson has provided all of its residential undergraduate students and select graduate program students with an iPad Air and Apple Pencil. The mission of transforming learning experiences and preparing students to serve their communities and careers in the twenty-first century is enhanced through mobile devices developed by Apple.

Admission Requirements

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Previous Degree Required

No previous degree is required to enroll in this program.

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Transcript Requirements

Official high school or GED transcripts will need to be submitted as part of the application process for this program. Transfer students must submit official transcripts from their previous school.

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Additional Admission Requirements

Two essays (prompts) OR Official SAT, ACT, or CLT scores

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Application Deadline

Anderson University has a rolling admission process (students are notified when the are accepted whenever that is during the year) but students are encouraged to apply by the following dates: December 1st for the best scholarship consideration and no later than July 1st to begin in the fall semester.

More Information

I-20 Approved: Yes
I-17 Approved: Yes
Non Degree Option Available (Minor): Mathematics – Yes
Program Director:
Gilbert Eyabi
Breakdown of Credit Hours:
42 Credit Hours – University Core Requirements | 18 Credit Hours – Mathematics Major Core Requirements | 26 Credit Hours – Cognate Course Requirements | 12 Credit Hours – General Electives
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