The University of Professional Studies Accra, USPA has become the 6th Tertiary Institution in the country to offer Bsc. in Actuarial Science after its accreditation.
Speaking at the launch, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Joshua Alabi said the programme will produce professionals who will help bridge the gap in the insurance industry.
According to him, programmes in the University are tailored to meet the demands of industries.
An assessment into the risk and issuance sector conducted bt the UPSA in 2013 revealed a low level of knowledge in the sector among Ghanaians.
A report from the institute indicated that only 7 out of the 43 lecturers of the course are Actuarial Science professionals.
This gave credence to the establishment of the program in the University in accordance with the UPSA act 850 of 2012.