Actuarial Science (Business)

The Actuarial Science program will prepare you to analyze the financial consequences of risk and uncertainty. You will learn to interpret statistics to determine probabilities of accidents, sickness, death and the loss of property from theft and natural disasters.

In the program, you will use mathematics, statistics and financial theory to study uncertain future events, especially those concerning risk management and insurance programs. You will also learn to apply the laws of probability and statistics to problems, and calculate the financial costs and benefits of insurance for various individuals.

DePaul is located in the heart of Chicago's financial and business community, giving you access to work with leading international business and consulting firms.


Sample Courses:

  • Applied Regression Analysis
  • Linear Algebra
  • Money and Banking
  • Multivariable Calculus
  • Principles of Corporate Finance for Actuaries
  • Principles of Risk and Insurance
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Risk Management
Major Requirements Schedule of Classes

Career Options

Common Career Areas:

  • Actuary
  • Assessor
  • Claims adjustor
  • Cost estimator
  • Credit analyst
  • Financial planner
  • Insurance underwriter
  • Risk analyst
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