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Advisory Regarding Coronavirus COVID-19

In order to deliver the best and safest program for our students, the School of Professional Studies is planning to move all programs to online learning for Summer 2020. With the State of New York’s approval, we expect to formally announce this transition as of April 10, 2020. We are excited to deliver dynamic and engaging courses and cocurricular activities online. Our websites will be updated with additional details in the coming weeks. Learn More.
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Online Certification of Professional Achievement in Actuarial Science

This program is for those who want to have professional knowledge of the actuarial industry. Columbia’s innovative online Actuarial Science Certification will help you build and expand your knowledge of actuarial science in as few as two semesters. It will also provide a foundation if you are looking to enter the field.

At a Glance

  • A dynamic curriculum offered through a highly interactive platform, giving top students around the world the opportunity to study with distinguished Columbia faculty and leaders in the field.
  • Each course supports a personalized path through rigorous content in an online learning environment that encourages social and intellectual interaction between students and faculty.
  • Actuarial knowledge spanning topics including investment and asset liability management, property and casualty insurance, pensions, and life insurance.
  • Network with leading actuaries, including Columbia’s faculty, practitioner network, students, and alumni who work in fields such as life insurance, health insurance, pension, reinsurance, investments, and property and casualty insurance in the U.S. and internationally.
  • Be welcomed into a large Columbia alumni actuarial community who mentor and hire current students.
  • Get your start in the actuarial field and gain the skills necessary to tackle entry-level questions that you may face in interviews or in your first position.
  • Earn certification online in less than a year by taking two classes each semester.
  • Students can matriculate into the Master of Science in Actuarial Science program by completing an additional 24 points. The master’s program is offered on Columbia’s campus in New York City.

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As admissions to our program are highly competitive, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Learn more about the application process, deadlines, and requirements.

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