Actuarial Science

Program Type
Undergraduate Certificate
Undergraduate Certificate
Mode of Study
In person

Tuition & fees

Costs include tuition, fees, & other costs such as books. See cost details

Credit hours

32 required credit hours. Most courses are equal to 3 credit hours. Browse course list

Program duration

Finish in as few as 2 years. Explore program requirements


Rolling admissions. Begin program in fall, spring, or summer. View application process & deadlines

Program Highlights

  • Take advantage of the flexibility to choose from both day and evening classes.
  • Study with faculty who are dedicated to helping you succeed.
  • Gain a solid career foundation in actuarial science with this post-baccalaureate certificate program.
  • Complete three of the industry’s Validation by Educational Experience (VEE) requirements.
  • Learn to use computer software packages such as Mathematica, MATLAB, Minitab, and SAS.
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Program Requirements

This interdisciplinary certificate program is designed to help students who already have a bachelor’s degree begin a career in actuarial science. When you complete the certificate, you will have a strong foundation in the material needed for the actuarial industry’s first two exams.

John Mitchell Center on the University of Southern Maine Gorham campus.

Engaged faculty

Small class sizes enable our dedicated faculty to maintain close connections with students. In addition, faculty members are highly accessible outside of the classroom to help provide extra support.

Next steps

Our helpful admissions counselors are here to answer your questions about the admissions process, our academic programs, and student support services. We also invite you to explore the many ways to visit campus or to engage with us through online experiences.

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