SCHOOL OF SCIENCE
Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics Certificate (ACSCBC)
This certificate program is designed to prepare both current and returning students for a career as an actuary. Students completing the certificate are prepared to pass the P/1 (Probability), FM/2 (Financial Mathematics) examinations and would obtain VEE credit (courses in italics) for economics, corporate finance, and applied statistical methods topics once a second actuarial examination is passed. The certificate requires a total of 31 or 32 credit hours and can be completed concurrently with a Penn State Behrend degree or via continuing education.
Students must earn a "C" or better in each of the above courses to earn the Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics Certificate.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
the actuarial mathematics and statistics program available in the
evenings or weekends?
Q: Can the
actuarial mathematics and statistics program be completed via the
prerequisites are required before entering this program?
Q: Can I use
courses from my major or minor to complete the certificate?
there any other courses that are recommended, but not required, for
STAT 480: Introduction
to Statistical Program Package
can I find more information about preparing for the P/1 and FM/2
Receiving the Certificate
When you complete all of the required courses, please fill out the "Application for Certificate Completion" and return it to the Registrar's Office, 206 Metzgar Center.