Actuarial Science Major (BS)
Actuarial science is the profession of analyzing and managing risk. It’s the perfect field for someone who loves math, statistics, finance, and wants to help people and organizations make better decisions about their future.
If you’re looking for a challenging major that offers great opportunities after graduation, this is it! Actuarial science graduates are some of the most sought-after professionals around because they know how to use mathematics and statistics to solve real-world problems — and get results! And we’re not just talking about big companies, either. Many students go on to work at small businesses, too, where they can really make an impact on their company’s bottom line.
As a Lynchburg actuarial science student, you’ll:
- Develop skills for a high-demand profession with plenty of growth.
- Build a career helping companies make data-driven decisions about their future.
- Become an expert through hands-on experience and world-class faculty.
- Improve decision-making through study and expertise.
Kevin Peterson, PhD
Professor of Mathematics
Chair of the Mathematics Department