Master of Science in Actuarial Science

Non-Thesis Option

Two courses chosen from the following:8
Financial Mathematics
Loss Data Analytics & Credibility
Extreme Value Theory and Catastrophe Modeling
Life Insurance and Pension Mathematics
Risk Modeling and Analysis
Electives chosen in consultation with the faculty advisors. These electives may include additional courses from the list above.24
Total Hours32

Other Requirements1

MATH 405, MATH 406, MATH 415, MATH 444, and MATH 499 cannot be counted toward this graduate degree.
Minimum hours required within the unit: 20
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Minimum 500-level hours required overall: 12 (8 in Mathematics)

Thesis Option

Two courses chosen from the following:8
Financial Mathematics
Loss Data Analytics & Credibility
Extreme Value Theory and Catastrophe Modeling
Life Insurance and Pension Mathematics
Risk Modeling and Analysis
Electives chosen in consultation with the faculty advisors. These electives may include additional courses from the list above.20
Thesis Research (min/max applied toward degree)4
Total Hours32

Other Requirements1 

MATH 405, MATH 406, MATH 415, MATH 444, and MATH 499 cannot be counted toward this graduate degree.
Minimum hours required within the unit: 20
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Minimum 500-level hours required overall: 12 (8 in Mathematics)