Missouri’s One and Only Program
Through the Actuarial Science and Statistics program at the University of Central Missouri, high-achieving mathematics students like you will be prepared to use mathematics to predict the future in insurance, business and the economy. UCM’s program is recognized as a Universities and Colleges with Actuarial Programs—Advanced Curriculum (UCAP-AC) by the Society of Actuaries, making it the only one of its kind at a public institution in Missouri.
Through hands-on learning, you’ll expand your knowledge in mathematics, actuarial modeling, finance and economics. Your engaging learning experience at UCM will also provide you with opportunities to get involved in student organizations and service learning projects. You’ll be prepared for careers in actuarial science or statistics, which are consistently ranked among the top, highest paying jobs in America.
About the Program
The Actuarial Science program will prepare you to earn the credentials you need to become a highly sought after professional actuary, capable of developing and communicating solutions for complex financial issues. Our 19-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio allows your professors to get to know you and to provide the personalized attention you deserve. You’ll learn from seasoned professionals, including an SOA-credentialed actuary with education, research and industry experience.
UCM’s program has met the eligibility requirements to be recognized as a Universities and Colleges with Actuarial Programs—Advanced Curriculum (UCAP-AC) by the Society of Actuaries. It is the only one of its kind offered at a public institution in Missouri. College Values Online also ranks the UCM program #19 among the best value actuarial science degrees.
As an actuarial science major, you’ll take courses in mathematics, probability, statistics, finance, economics and computer programming. While your studies may be challenging, you’ll have the student support services you need to succeed in the classroom and to pass your Society of Actuaries exams.
Your courses will include:
- Calculus & Analytic Geometry
- Managing Financial Derivatives
- Principles of Insurance
- Life Contingencies
Your degree could lead to careers at:
- Colleges and universities
- Consulting firms
- Government insurance departments
- Insurance companies
- Investment firms
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Last updated October 9, 2018