The Actuarial Science minor includes 28 credits combining core and upper-division mathematics and statistics courses. Professional actuary advisers will guide you through the actuarial preparatory track and share timely information regarding actuarial coursework, exams, internships and job opportunities that will help you meet your personal goals.
Career prospects for an actuary
Actuaries employ high-level statistical analyses and apply technical and mathematical methods and skills in a variety of industries, from the calculation and analysis of pricing models and financial risk modeling to pension programs, housing markets and health insurance valuation. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 22.5 percent employment growth for actuaries between 2016 and 2026. With an average salary of more than $130K, speedy job growth, high personal and professional satisfaction, with the added advantage of being beneficial to society, actuary frequently features in rankings of the best STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) jobs in America.
For all queries related to the actuarial science minor, please contact Professor Enrique Thomann (firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 541-737-5160). His office is in Kidder Hall 368E.
You can also send inquires to ActuarialInfo@math.oregonstate.edu.