Top Actuarial Science Masters degree Programs - 2023

A program that focuses on the mathematical and statistical analysis of risk, and their applications to insurance and other business management problems. Includes instruction in forecasting theory, quantitative and non-quantitative risk measurement methodologies, development of risk tables, secondary data analysis, and computer-assisted research methods.

Pennsylvania awards the most Masters degrees in Actuarial Science of all US states with 152 degrees being granted last year. Students interested in Actuarial Science can expect around 41% percent of their classmates to be women and 59% percent of their classmates to be male. Most students graduating in this field earn a Bachelors degree. The average starting salary for an undergraduate degree in Actuarial Science is $60,800.

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Top Colleges for Actuarial Science

If you want to major in Actuarial Science, then you should think about attending Drexel University! This school awards about 56 degrees at the Masters degree level in Actuarial Science every year.

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Careers for Actuarial Science Majors

For Actuarial Science majors, some of the most in demand jobs include Business Teachers, Postsecondary, Insurance Underwriters and Actuaries. Additionally, Actuarial Science graduates may find a high-paying job, such as Actuaries or Business Teachers, Postsecondary.

Top Paying Careers for Actuarial Science

  1. Actuaries   (Median Wage: $105,900)
  2. Business Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $94,360)
  3. Insurance Underwriters   (Median Wage: $76,390)

Most in Demand Careers for Actuarial Science

  1. Business Teachers, Postsecondary
  2. Insurance Underwriters
  3. Actuaries
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