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Mathematics - Actuarial Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Cape Girardeau, MO, United States
Actuarial science includes the study of areas such as mathematics, probability, statistics, finance, and economics. An actuary applies these areas of study to assess risk in business and industrial settings. The most common areas studied in the Mathematics - Actuarial Science program of the Southeast Missouri State University are insurance and finance.
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Overview

Students will have a strong foundation in calculus and probability will having access to modern computer labs with mathematical and statistical software. The curriculum of the Mathematics - Actuarial Science program of the Southeast Missouri State University uses software to model and predict risk behaviors. Students will also take business courses, which is a unique feature on our program. Students are encouraged to join the Math Club.

Actuarial Science graduates generally become professional actuaries, working with private or public-sector employers. In addition to the specialized actuary careers, graduates can find career opportunities in the fields of finance, management, statistician and education. Examples of job titles include actuary, risk analyst or consultant, finance analyst, statistician and insurance underwriter.

What You'll Do

  • Interact with statistics and actuarial faculty with diverse backgrounds.
  • Be exposed to practical projects in actuarial risk, financial time series, and regression modeling.
  • Have a strong foundation in calculus and probability.
  • Be prepared for professional examinations. Curriculum guidance and study sessions are part of the program core.
  • Have access to modern computer labs with mathematical and statistical software.
  • Be encouraged to join Math Club. Learn how to use software to model and predict risk behaviors.
  • Enroll in business courses, which is a unique feature of this program.
  • Have opportunities to intern with corporations in metropolitan areas such as St. Louis and Memphis.

Internships & Career Opportunities

  • New York Stock Exchange
  • The Hartford
  • State Farm
  • Lockton Companies

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Accounting
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Analytic Geometry & Calculus
  • Foundations of Mathematics
  • Theory of Interest
  • Financial Mathematics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Submit your Online application
  • Pay the $40 application fee
  • Passport
  • Academic transcripts
  • Affidavit of Financial Support and Proof of finances
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Standardized test scores (ACT, SAT, etc.) for scholarship consideration (Optional)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    431 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 431 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    431 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 431 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    225 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 225 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cape Girardeau

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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