After your degree
Actuaries use their mathematical and statistical wizardry to solve problems involving risk and uncertainty. This degree prepares you for actuarial work in insurance, with pension consulting firms, investment banks and in other areas of the financial sector.
Students in the program:
Our programs are provisionally accredited by the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA). Grads gain exemptions from four of the preliminary professional exams of the Society of Actuaries and the Casualty Actuarial Society. Concordia University is designated as a Centre of Actuarial Excellence by the Society of Actuaries.
A Bachelor of Arts or Science degree takes a minimum of three or four years (90 – 120 credits) of full-time study, depending on your academic background.
*Admission is to the Specialization. Students in the specialization program seeking admission to the honours program may apply to the departmental honours advisor – normally following the completion of 30 credits.
The Co-op program gives you the chance to do paid work terms for insurance companies or consulting firms as actuarial assistants or actuarial analysts. Co-op program students:
United States students: A U.S. Federal Student Aid-eligible version of this program is offered. This version meets all U.S. regulations (such as no co-operative education or e-courses) for eligible programs.
Minimum cut-off averages should be used as indicators. The cut-off data may change depending on the applicant pool. Applicants who meet the stated minimum requirements are not guaranteed admission to these programs.
We consider complete applications year round and give priority to applicants who apply by official deadlines.
March 1 is the deadline to apply for fall term entry. International students are encouraged to apply by February 1 to allow sufficient time for CAQ and study permit application processing.
Late applications will be considered if places are still available. Please check program availability for the term, before you start your application.
Admission to this program is available for the Fall Term only.
We reserve the right to close admission to a program at any time after the official deadline without prior notice.
Actuarial Mathematics alumni work in many fields requiring mathematics expertise, including:
Model the future, solve problems involving risk, and make financial decisions that will affect the futures of corporations, communities and investors. This combined program offers you a direct path to an actuarial career with a financial sector specialization.
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Faculty of Arts & Science
If you’re a problem solver, have great math skills and a keen interest in financial markets, Mathematical and Computational Finance is the field where these skills and interests intersect.
In today’s economy, businesses and institutions rely on data analysis to reach their goals. Data collection is made possible by technological advancements, but insightful data analysis requires human expertise.
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