Set yourself up to thrive with an actuarial mathematics and quantitative risk master’s degree from Stevens, ranked among the nation’s top 10 programs by Great Business Schools.

Actuarial science is projected to be one of the fastest-growing professions over the next decade. Here at Stevens, you’ll gain deeper expertise in probability and statistics, as well as advanced knowledge of insurance strategies and financial instruments. You’ll collaborate with top-notch faculty who have broad experience and learn industry-standard software programs like R, SAS and MatLab. Stevens graduates go on to secure positions such as actuarial manager, actuary and risk consultant at some of the nation’s largest insurers and banking institutions, including Geico, Liberty Mutual, TIAA and Sun Life Financial.

The Stevens Advantage

At Stevens, our mathematical sciences department boasts some of the top algorithmic and geometric group theory teams in the world. We’re also a 15-minute ride from the center of Manhattan—where many insurance companies, large banks and hospitals who are looking to hire actuarial talent have headquarters. Our location gives students a leg up on the competition when it comes to networking, internships and employment opportunities.

Math Research at Stevens

Math research

Stevens is a Premier Research Institution

The Department of Mathematical Sciences focuses its research around stochastic systems and optimization as well as algebraic cryptography, and new methods in these areas have extensive implications across a wide range of disciplines.

Learn more about mathematics research at Stevens