Students interested in doctoral studies will enroll in the PhD program in mathematics and will focus their research around actuarial science with a faculty advisor from actuarial sciences.

A master’s degree is not a prerequisite for admission to this PhD program, but strong applicants will typically have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in math, actuarial science, statistics or related topic with a minimum background of three semesters of calculus, linear algebra, probability, and mathematical statistics. In order to be considered for admission to the graduate program, candidates must complete the UWM Graduate School online application.

Information about submission of transcripts, GPA requirements, and English proficiency, grievance policy, and more can be found on the Graduate School website. International students should also review the UWM Center for International Education website for admissions info specific to international students.

Applications are accepted for both fall and spring. The deadline for a fall start is January 31, and the deadline for a spring start is November 15.

For more information about the PhD program, please contact the Associate Chair of the Graduate Program or browse the academic section of this website.