Why Hartwick?

Studying Actuarial Mathematics at Hartwick puts you on a direct path to career success. With real-world work experiences, cross-disciplinary studies and personalized focus on the P and FM exams, you’ll be well-qualified to enter the workforce as soon as you cross the Commencement stage.

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Many Career Paths

There’s always a need for certified actuaries. Financial analysts help clients recognize risks and uncertainty, managers who understand how to analyze data to predict their company’s future, and insurance sales agents and underwriters who protect themselves and their clients.

Your Career Coach will help you determine your specific passion, and your Alumni Mentor will guide you with field-tested advice, from your first internship to your career goals.


Cross-collaborating with the Accounting, Finance, Economics and Business departments, you’ll develop a wide skill set that will make you a valuable hire, no matter what path you pursue.

Your Faculty Mentor will work with you one-on-one to prepare you for the first two Society of Actuaries exams – Exam P (Probability) and Exam FM (Financial Mathematics) – that you’ll take as your final exams. Don’t pass the first time? That’s okay. Your Faculty Mentor will keep helping you study until you do, even after graduation.


From the moment you arrive at Hartwick, you’ll partner with your Success Coach, your partner in making sure that you thrive at Hartwick. Hands-on experience through internships and job shadowing will give you a real feel for your field, while FlightPath modules in Big Data analytics and technology will strengthen your understanding of the modern world at work.

At the end of your FlightPath experience, you’ll showcase your SOAR Capstone, a personal summation of your journey here at Hartwick. It all goes on your Digital Resume, which shows future employers how ready you are.


Like Emma Reining ‘20, now an Actuarial Assistant at Berkley Custom Insurance Managers. While studying at Hartwick, she interned with New York Central Mutual as a Product Management Intern.


Min Chung

Professor and Department Chair of Mathematics

Raymond Mess

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Erik Wallace

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Three-Year Bachelor’s Degree Program

Ready to move faster? Get the full Hartwick actuarial mathematics experience in three-quarters the time at three-quarters the cost.

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