Actuarial Science Certificate

The certificate in Actuarial Science is suitable for students preparing for a career in actuarial science, statistics, business or economics. Courses are taught by the faculty of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. All courses are for credit and can be transferred into the major in Statistics once a student is admitted into an undergraduate degree-seeking program.

Total Number of Courses 8
Total Number of Credit Hours 27 credit hours
Recommended Start Terms

Students can begin this certificate with either the Fall (August) or Spring (January) semester. To see how quickly you could finish this certificate view our Course Rotation schedule.

Quickest Time to Complete 5 semesters (24 months)
Schedule Format Courses offered during the day within the 16 week semester.
Transfer Credit Accepted Toward Certificate 2 courses / 6 credit hours
Course Locations Lakeshore Campus –1032 W. Sheridan Rd, Chicago
Application and Admission Requirements Application                                                          Official transcripts from all prior institutions,       2.0 GPA or higher, and in good standing at all prior institutions

2015-2016 Academic Year
2016-2017 Academic Year

Certificate Requirements

  • MATH 161 Calculus I
  • MATH 162 Calculus II 
  • MATH 263 Multivariable Calculus
  • STAT 203 Introduction to Probability & Statistics
  • STAT 304 Introduction to Probability
  • STAT 305 Introduction to Mathematical Statistics
  • STAT 396 Actuarial Seminar I
  • STAT 397 Actuarial Seminar II 

Course Descriptions

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Course Rotation

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