The Actuarial Science program at the University of Central Missouri apply mathematics and statistics to real-world situations. This exciting interdisciplinary training is used to evaluate risks in the insurance, financial, health care, government and business sectors. As a UCM student, you’ll learn to predict the future and conduct risk management evaluations to help companies make informed decisions.
Our UCM faculty members are all Ph.D. researchers and seasoned professionals with credentials from the Society of Actuaries (SOA). They have a wealth of experience and solid connections with potential employers, and will guide you individually and in small group settings as you work to achieve your career goals.
Actuarial Science offers undergraduate and graduate program options:
UCM Actuarial Science students who meet GPA requirements are eligible to apply for the accelerated BS in Actuarial Science and Statistics/MS in Mathematics – Actuarial Science and Statistics option, which can be completed in five years.
Courses approved for SOA prelim exams
Recognized by SOA as UCAP-AC program
Value Colleges ranks UCM among Top 50
Students work closely with Ph.D. faculty
Accelerated BS/MS option within 5 years
High-paying careers, strong job outlook
You’ll study a variety of actuarial models and learn to use software programs and other research tools to create targeted assessments and address real-world problems:
Many UCM alumni have chosen this path to a rewarding career because actuarial science combines aptitude in math, computer science and statistics with people skills and a strong knowledge of finance, economics and accounting. You’ll be qualified for jobs in consulting firms, government agencies and the financial, business and insurance industries.
A degree in Actuarial Science will prepare you for careers such as:
The B.S. in Actuarial Science program is recognized by the Society of Actuaries and listed as an Undergraduate-Advanced program on the SOA website. UCM is one of approximately 60 universities in the United States to be in this top classification.
The B.S. in Actuarial Science program is ranked 37th nationally by Value Colleges.