Actuarial Science


About the Program

There is a growing demand for actuaries to help businesses evaluate and plan for the financial consequences of risk. You’ll learn how to communicate quantitative information effectively, summarize data graphically and numerically, and analyze problems involving risk and uncertainty using mathematical methods.

Prepare for Certification

Olivet’s actuarial science program has been consistently ranked among the best in the nation, making us a leader in this growing field. This major provides you with the necessary mathematical and business knowledge to prepare you for actuarial exams administered by the Society of Actuaries and the Casualty Actuarial Society.

“I specifically picked The University of Olivet based on its reputation for the actuarial science program. Janine Peters is a fantastic adviser, and she has helped me find the best route to obtain my degree. The actuarial science program is excellent to be a part of because everyone is willing to lend a hand to help you succeed. I am very confident that this program will lead me to a career that I will be thoroughly prepared to step into and makes me exceptionally happy.” – Delaney, actuarial science major

Below is a sampling of Actuarial Science courses offered. A full listing of courses can be found in the Academic Catalog on page 95.

Courses in the Program

ECO 201 - Principles of Microeconomics
IRM 221 - Principles of Insurance and Risk Management
MTH 341 - Probability
MTH 441 - Mathematical Statistics


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