Program Description

The Actuarial Sciences Graduate Certificate is designed to serve students and professionals who are interested in pursuing careers as actuaries. The course content provides students with specific training related to the following exams administered by the Society of Actuaries (SOA):

  • Financial Mathematics Exam
    • Long-Term Actuarial Mathematics Exam
    • Short-Term Actuarial Mathematics Exam
    • Statistics for Risk Modeling Exam
    • Investment and Financial Markets Exam

What it costs

Application Deadline

Deadline for Spring 2023

Priority Deadline: 11/1

Standard Deadline: 11/1

Space Available Deadline (International): 11/15

Space Available Deadline (Domestic): 1/1


Deadline for Fall 2023

Priority Deadline: 4/15

Standard Deadline: 4/15

Space Available Deadline (International): 8/1

Space Available Deadline (Domestic): 8/1

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Program Summary

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Program: Actuarial Sciences

Degree: Graduate

College/School: College of Science

Credits: 18 total

Who should apply?

Students who are interested in a career as an actuary, or students interested in data science more generally.

Why choose George Mason?

Mason’s actuarial program includes the appropriate coursework, professors with industry experience, and a strong track record of placing students into the profession.

Career Opportunities

Mason’s actuarial program is supported by a large number of local employers who maintain an interest in hiring graduates of this program.