Graduate Degrees in Actuarial Science and Risk Analytics

graphicMaster of Science in Actuarial Science

The Illinois Actuarial Science Program offers a master’s degree that offers students in depth coursework to prepare for professional careers in the actuarial and risk management professions.

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Master of Science, Predictive Analytics and Risk Management

This new MS degree program in predictive analytics and risk management provides a rigorous, modern, and foundational education in an area of major importance in society. It will produce graduates who have a deep and balanced knowledge of data science, insurance, and finance to expertly address problems of predictive analytics and risk management. 

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PhD in Mathematics, Actuarial Science and Risk Analytics

We accept PhD students with research interests in actuarial and financial mathematics. This selective program is designed for students with superb quantitative skills who intend to pursue research careers in insurance and financial industries or in academia.

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Academic Advising

For current students: To contact an actuarial graduate advisor, please direct your messages to

For prospective students: All program-related and admission inquiries should be sent to