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¿Qué aprenderé?

Do you enjoy analyzing economic risk and solving financial problems? Ball State offers one of the few graduate programs in the nation focused on actuarial science. You’ll build on a foundation of business and mathematics, tailoring your studies to your individual interests through electives.

The program includes coursework that prepares students for the professional examinations given by the Society of Actuaries and the Casualty Actuary Society.

What You Will Learn

In this program, you will enhance your education with advanced, graduate-level courses tailored to your specific interests in the field.

You will also master:

critical thinking

up-to-date technical background in your field

problem-solving skills

presentation, oral, and written communication skills

confidence through competence

Program Requirements

This program consists of 30-33 credits consisting of financial mathematics and probability course requirements, electives, and a research component that includes a thesis.

What Can You Do with a Degree in Actuarial Science?

A master’s degree in actuarial science can help you begin a successful career as an actuary, advance your existing career, or position you to teach at the postsecondary level. Actuaries work in many industries, including:

banking and investment offices
higher education

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

College of Sciences and Humanities

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (30 horas de crédito)

Costos de estudio
US$21.222,00 por año
USD $1,179 per credit hour
Fecha de inicio

10 Enero 2022


College of Sciences and Humanities

North Quad (NQ), room 193,

Ball State University,



47306, United States

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

An applicant with a baccalaureate degree not considered the equivalent of that of Ball State University may be considered for probationary admission to a master’s program. An undergraduate cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.75 on a 4.0 scale on credit hours earned from the degree granting institution.

Para estudiantes internacionales

Students must have a bachelor’s degree from an institution recognized by a regional accrediting association.

Students must have earned a minimum of a 2.75 GPA from the undergraduate degree-granting institution.

Required Scores to demonstrate English Proficiency: TOEFL iBT 79; IELTS 6.5 Band; Pearson's PTE 53

Submit your application by the following dates, depending on which semester you plan to start:

Fall – July 10
Spring – December 1

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.