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M.Sc. On Campus

Actuarial Science

Arizona State University

12 months
Duration
25200 USD/year
23544 USD/year
11720 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Actuarial Science MSc program offered at Arizona State University emphasizes broad awareness and appreciation of current issues faced by insurance industry practitioners as well as innovative resolutions provided by actuaries.

Overview

The Actuarial Science MSc program offered at Arizona State University also includes a new focused set of professional learning outcomes aligned with the needs of the ever-evolving insurance industry, while keeping the core technical learning outcomes in place. These guide students' development of professional competencies through coursework, independent projects and opportunities outside of the classroom, while remaining firmly based on a strong foundation of scholarly technical work in actuarial science.

Career Opportunities

Risk is a part of daily life and wherever there is risk, there are opportunities for actuarial intervention. Many actuaries work with insurance companies to calculate premiums, determine reserves needed to ensure an organization's financial health and to ensure organizations conform to stringent, complex legal mandates. Others help companies to establish retirement plans or are employed as consultants.

Graduates possess skills that are transferable to any industry and any organization that requires risk modeling and management, including:

  • colleges and universities
  • consulting firms
  • energy, such as utilities, oil and gas
  • environment (on issues such as climate change and the financial impact or risk of extreme events)
  • financial services, such as banking and investment management
  • government agencies such as Social Security, the Department of Labor and Medicare (to manage social programs and to develop regulations and legislation)
  • insurance companies
  • retirement and pensions
  • transportation, such as shipping and air travel

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Models for Enterprise Risk Management 
  • Mathematics of Finance
  • Probability for Risk Management 
  • Rate Making and Reserving 
  • Mathematics for Financial Derivatives 
  • Statistics for Risk Modeling 
  • Long Term Actuarial Mathematics 
  • Advanced Mathematics and Financial Derivatives 
  • Portfolio Theory and Risk Management 
  • Regulation and Financial Reporting 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) or master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university in a related field such as mathematics, statistics, business, economics and predictive analytics.
  • Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA.

All applicants must submit:

  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • letter of intent or written statement
  • GRE scores
  • two letters of recommendation
  • professional resume
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25200 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23544 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11720 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Tempe Junction

900 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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