Actuarial Science Certificate

Terry College of Business



Actuary Science is a field of business that deals with the financial impact of risk and security through determination of the likelihood of accidents, sickness, death, or loss of property from theft or natural disaster to minimize financial loss.

The Actuarial Science Certificate at the University of Georgia applies mathematical models to determine these uncertainties through courses in calculus, risk management & insurance, interest theories, statistics, economics, and finance.

Careers as an actuary are in high demand across all industries, consistently ranked as one of the best jobs in America in work environment, employment outlook, job security, growth opportunity, and salary.

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Actuaries analyze the financial costs of risk and uncertainty. They use mathematics, statistics, and financial theory to assess the risk of potential events, and they help businesses and clients develop policies that minimize the cost of that risk. Actuaries’ work is essential to the insurance industry.