Actuaries are professionals with deep understanding of mathematics, statistics and business. The manage financial risk of future events and reduce uncertainty. Actuaries serve as advisers to insurance companies, financial institutions, and the government.
This concentration includes courses that emphasize mathematics, statistics, finance, and economics. The course of study prepares students for two actuarial exams, probability (P1) and financial mathematics (FM2), it allows students to earn all three VEEs (Validation for Educational Experience).
In 2015, a study published by CareerCast ranked actuary as the #1 job in the U.S. Watch A Conversation with Dr. Leszek Gawarecki Regarding The Actuarial Program for insights into actuarial careers and actuarial academic programs.
Explore Scholarship and Reimbursement programs for actuarial students. (The next scholarship application period will begin January 1, 2016.)