Summer 1 2024 classes start on May 13, 2024
In a world with emerging risks and the need for innovative ways to manage them, there is a demand for actuaries. Start your career with LSU Alexandria’s online Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with a concentration in Actuarial Science. This flexible degree provides solid preparation for a career in risk management and assessment or academics. Developed out of LSU Alexandria’s Department of Mathematics, this fully online program is designed to grow and refine student’s analytical skills with curriculum topics involving mathematics, statistics, financial economics, quantitative finance, and risk management. Additionally, LSUA's online programs provide you the opportunity to synchronously interact with instructors (in real-time) via video conferencing and other technologies in a flexible format that fits your busy schedule. These sessions also allow engagement with course content and build a community among our online students.
This program provides students with the opportunity to work on faculty-mentored projects and presentations, giving them valuable experience for a career in mathematics.
This degree prepares students to sit for the first two Society of Actuaries exams.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of actuaries is projected to grow 24 percent from 2020 to 2030, faster than the average for all occupations.
Learn in a flexible format that is ideal for professionals balancing work and home responsibilities.
Students enrolled in this program are eligible for membership in the Omega Nu Lambda (ONL) Honor Society. Created to recognize the academic excellence of online students, ONL provides access to exclusive networking opportunities, scholarships, and a lifelong community of like-minded achievers. Enrich your college experience and connect with peers globally through Omega Nu Lambda!
Total credit hours per program: 120 credit hours
Cost per credit hour: $325
Total cost with fees and maximum amount of credits allowed to transfer into the program: $9,750
Total cost with fees: $39,000
The final cost of this program will be determined once all transfer credits are evaluated. Transfer credits may apply for up to 75% of degree requirements. Your academic advisor will work with you to determine if and how any prior college credits earned will apply toward your LSUA degree. For further information about the approval for transfer credits and other requirements, please visit this site.
LSU Online offers financial aid to those who qualify.
The total cost above does not include transfer credit or financial aid. Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Fee schedules may vary by program depending on course-specific fees for proctoring and/or books. Please contact a Student Success Coach for more information.
For university acceptance, first-time freshman must meet the following criteria:
Transfer students to LSUA must meet one of the following sets of criteria:
Students who graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with a concentration in Actuarial Science will be equipped with the mathematical and functional business education necessary to become an actuary.
Topics covered in the program include:
LSUA’s bachelor of mathematics with a concentration in actuarial science is 100% online, and it provides a convenient way for students to learn on their own time. The affordable degree also prepares students to sit for the first two Society of Actuaries exams. Graduates can find work in insurance companies, consulting firms, or state or federal government.
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