Actuarial sciences is the study of probability and calculation of risk, which have an enormous impact on how we live and work today. Discover how classes in subjects like accounting and economics come together to position you for a career in financial services, insurance and beyond.
Why Study Actuarial Sciences?
A certificate in actuarial sciences will help you calculate risk in order to solve problems. Our program provides you with rich experiences in and out of the classroom, so you can pursue a career in the insurance or financial service industries, among other areas.
Learn to apply mathematical models to measure and manage risk with an actuarial sciences certificate at USD.
Degrees & Offerings
Actuarial sciences studies the calculation of risk using mathematical and statistical methods. This certificate is a great fit for current mathematics majors who want to become actuaries or learn how to apply risk calculation to their work in accounting or other financial services. You will take courses dealing with probability, statistics, accounting and finance.
Departments & Facilities
FACULTY & STAFF
Get to know the faculty and staff in the Department of Mathematical Sciences. Our faculty are experts in their field, contributing research and scholarship in the areas of statistics, algebra, analysis, biomathematical modeling and more.