The master's program in Actuarial Science provides training for careers that involve analyzing and solving financial, business, and social problems related to economic risk.  The program includes course work that prepares students for the professional examinations given by the Society of Actuaries and the Casualty Actuary Society.

Applicants must meet the regular admission requirements of the Graduate School.  It is also expected that students will have had three semesters of calculus, a course in linear algebra, at least one semester of probability and one semester of statistics.