Actuarial Science News
For a French audience interested in the actuarial profession and the advantages of becoming an actuary in the U.S., this article from L’actuariel, a publication of the French Institute of Actuaries, provides details and describes Columbia’s Actuarial Science master’s program.
Taking into account environment, income, hiring outlook, and stress, CareerCast.com has ranked actuary the fourth-best job of 2014.
On the heels of Columbia adding online options for earning an Actuarial Science master’s degree or certification comes news that actuaries have the best job in the U.S.
In an effort to address anticipated needs in big data analysis, Columbia University will launch online versions of its Master of Arts in Statistics and Master of Science in Actuarial Science programs.
According to The Wall Street Journal and CareerCast's "Top Jobs of 2012", actuaries have the second best job in the country. Positions were ranked in five key areas of work environment, physical demands, job outlook, income levels and stress.
Actuaries may spend the day fretting over risk and uncertainty, but when it comes to job satisfaction, it seems they have very little to worry about.
The Actuarial Science graduate program continually strives to stay ahead of the curve in determining what courses would best serve their students and industry.
With international insurance and financial sectors growing rapidly, students doing a master's degree in actuarial science in the U.S. have excellent job prospects.
Noor Rajah joins the graduate program in actuarial science as director.