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Master’s in Actuarial Science, MS

Pursue One of the Top 20 Professions

Actuarial science applies statistics and risk management to business problems. With an actuary degree, you’ll be well-qualified for a rewarding career that ranks in the top 20 best jobs, according to U.S. World and News Report.

Explore roles in life and health insurance, property and casualty insurance, pension plans and other employee benefit plans. 


Why Roosevelt for your Master's

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Advanced curriculum

The Society of Actuaries designates our program as an Advanced Curriculum. You’ll learn from professors who are Associates of the Society of Actuaries. Our students form study groups and perform well on the exams.

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Industry connections

Join an inclusive, diverse community with close ties to the actuarial profession.

At our annual actuarial career fair, you can meet local employers and recruiters to learn about positions. Students can attend regional conferences, hear from industry speakers and shadow future employers.

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Career changers welcome

As a Roosevelt student, you’ll work with mentors to prepare thoroughly for the actuarial professional exams, which are required for many jobs. Here’s what our alumni say about becoming an actuary.


“I was born and raised in Florida and never had the opportunity to live in a big city. The program was great when I was there and has even gotten better.”

—Vincent Dang FSA, MS ’14
Senior Consultant at Deloitte