What can an actuarial science minor do for you?

A hurricane hits the East Coast. An employee embezzles company funds. A pension fund is running out of money.

Insuring against risks like these is a huge industry.

And insurers always need actuaries who can assess the risk of potential scenarios, such as natural disasters, corporate mismanagement, accidents and terrorism.

By adding an actuarial science minor to your business or math major, you’ll learn how to evaluate financial risk so that you can design, analyze and refine programs to help meet the insurance needs of society.

Becoming an actuary is a great career choice for our mathematic and business majors.

As an actuary, you’ll assess the risk of events occurring and create solutions that minimize risk and its financial impact on companies.

An actuarial science minor is right for you if you have a strong interest in mathematics and business. Courses in accounting, economics and business are offered through our Sigmund Weis School of Business.

Why else should you study to be an actuary here?

Actuarial science students have interned at insurance companies the summer after their junior year, and started their senior year with job offers in hand!

Check out all your options! View the course catalog.

The course catalog is the compilation of all the amazing classes and programs being offered at Susquehanna during a given academic year.  For more information about the courses being offered, programs available, and much more, download the catalog and dig in.

See the 2020-2021 Course Catalog
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