Actuaries are in high demand for managing risk in organizations such as banks, insurance companies, or government agencies. The UW-Eau Claire actuarial science program provides thorough preparation for a career as an actuary. Become a Blugold and learn how to manage risk, develop leadership skills and help organizations plan for the future. Actuarial professors who have insightful experience work closely with you in coursework geared towards preparing you for passing actuarial exams. The program also offers an actuarial science club where you can meet students with similar interests. Come to
The actuarial science professors really make the program here at UWEC a standout in the Midwest. Their diverse backgrounds in actuarial work bring real-life examples to the classroom that help you understand the kind of thinking you will one day use in your career. When you first meet them, you will say hi to them as your professors. On the day you graduate, you will say goodbye to a friend.
Actuarial Science Major
Actuarial science students build a solid foundation with courses in mathematical probability, statistics, econometrics, finance, information systems and much more. Courses such as these prepare you to use mathematical models to evaluate financial impact of possible future events.
Actuarial Science Minor
This minor provides students with actuarial skills useful in business areas such as insurance and financial services, and also prepares students for at least two actuarial professional examinations.
Change your major
To change your major to actuarial science, please contact the department of Mathematics using the information below.