Actuarial Science is a signature program at RMU and is internationally recognized as one of only select few Centers of Actuarial Excellence. Actuaries are leading professionals analyzing risk & forecasting future events using numbers, strong analytical skills, business knowledge and understanding of human behavior. Actuaries typically work in:
- independent consulting companies
- education & government
Actuarial Science: Actuaries apply mathematical principles and techniques to solve problems in finance, insurance and related fields; involved with every aspect of the insurance industry. Strong mathematical skills and a solid business background are a must. (More information)
Applied Mathematics: This major can lead to rewarding careers in government and industry and also prepares students for graduate study in mathematics or statistics.
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Statistics and Predictive Analytics: This major prepares students for this exciting field by providing them with a strong skillset in mathematics, statistics and database management while giving them the opportunity to work with large data sets. Students completing this degree obtain employment as either a statistician or a data scientist. Predictive analytics are used extensively in all major industries such as business, healthcare and sports. In 2012, the Harvard Business Review titled an article "Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century". (More Information)
Master of Science in Instructional Leadership: The Instructional Leadership master's degree is designed for K-12 teachers to advance their careers. This program allows them to build on what they have already learned and advance professionally, demonstrating instructional and leadership skills that are a cut above the rest.
Minor, Mathematics: (More information)