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Math to assess risk.
Actuaries are risk assessment experts who work to help insurance companies, financial firms, and other businesses manage risk.
In this program, you will learn how to apply mathematical models to analyze financial problems, reason with statistics and data, and predict economic behavior. Graduates are prepared to become an actuary in an insurance company or as an analyst with a financial firm.
Careers in this field are consistently ranked among the best jobs by employment surveys, based on pay, working conditions, job satisfaction, job availability, and work stress.
As a student in this program, you will have special opportunities to engage in math-related research and to participate in the Mathematical Association of America Putnam Examination, the most prestigious mathematics competition in the nation.
This degree could be a good fit if you:
- Think math is fun
- Enjoy an intellectual challenge
- Like to solve problems and puzzles
- Are an analytical, logical thinker
- Have a strong work ethic
With this degree, you could become a/an:
- Financial analyst
- Mathematics consultant for business
Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, B.S.