Actuaries are the risk managers of the business world. They combine financial data with mathematical and statistical models and interpret the results. Typically employers are large businesses (often in the insurance industry) and consulting firms. The career requires passing several exams over several years but boasts very manageable working hours and high salaries. This concentration requires various courses from Math, Statistics, Finance, and Statistics, among others. Requirements for this concentration are listed on the Actuarial Science Checksheet. The major completion map provides a sample 4-year plan for graduation.
Sample career paths: A concentration in actuarial science typically leads to jobs at banks, insurance companies, or wealth management firms.