Online Actuarial Science Certification 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.
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.
Actuaries, and others in mathematically-oriented careers may have more job security during a recession than those in other professions, says The Baltimore Examiner.