Master of Science in Professional Science [Actuarial Sciences]

Program Coordinator: Dr. Don Hong
Kirksey Old Main 269
Graduate Analyst: Anita Hermes

The Actuarial Sciences concentration is the newest program in the MS-PS degree at MTSU. This discipline trains students to make practical use of probability theory and statistical analysis for managing risks and solving problems in insurance business. Graduates well positioned to fill the growing need for individuals with this highly specialized training in the financial services and consulting industries in addition to the traditional insurance and health care industries.

The Masters of Science in Professional Science combines the business management skills commonly found in the traditional MBA type program with advanced learning in specific science fields. The Professional Science Masters (as it is commonly called) includes a business core with specific concentrations in the areas of actuarial sciences, biostatistics, biotechnology, engineering management, geosciences and health care informatics.

Admission Requirements:

To be admitted to the Master of Science in Professional Studies [Actuarial Sciences] program, a student must submit the following to the College of Graduate Studies:

  • Online application and appropriate application fee
  • Official transcript of all colleges, universities (including business and technical schools). If the transcripts are issued from an international (non-US) institution, a course-by course analysis is required. Original non-US transcripts should be submitted directly to the evaluation service. (Click here for more information on non-US transcripts.)
  • Official Test Scores of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) - Score of 286 or higher.
  • Three letters of recommendation


Submit Application Materials to:

College of Graduate Studies
MTSU Box 42
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Test Codes for Middle Tennessee State University:
INFS - 6ZR-KJ-37
MBA (Full-time) - 6ZR-KJ-25
MBA (Part-time) - 6ZR-KJ-52
GRE 1466
MAT 1751
Praxis 1466
TOEFL 1466