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Actuarial Science Program Celebrates the End of the Semester

Students, faculty, and special guests recently celebrated the end of the Fall 2019 term of the Actuarial Science master’s program. As many as 100 guests convened on Columbia University’s Morningside Heights campus to reflect on the gained knowledge, expanded networks, and career prospects of the more than 70 students who will graduate this term. Dr. Lina Xu, Senior Academic Director of the program, and Steven D. Armstrong, President of the Casualty Actuarial Society and Vice President at Allstate Insurance Company, delivered remarks.

The Master of Science in Actuarial Science at the School of Professional Studies is internationally renowned for its breakthrough curriculum and esteemed faculty. Students graduate with the tools, skills, and knowledge to anticipate and exceed industry needs in today’s rapidly evolving actuarial and related workplaces. The program is ranked #3 worldwide among insurance, risk, and actuarial science master’s programs by Eduniversal. In addition to offering a full-time and part-time track for M.S. candidates, the program offers an online Certification of Professional Achievement.