Risk Management Certificate
Developing critical and analytical problem-solving skills
Actuaries apply statistical techniques to analyze the likelihood of uncertain future events and then use financial analyses to value these events. The Risk Management Certificate
is closely associated with the field of actuarial science.
The certificate program is designed to train undergraduate and returning students to develop strong mathematics skills within the framework of applied statistics, economics and finance. It prepares students for a profession in several diverse areas of the business world including:
- Insurance and reinsurance
- Health care and maintenance organizations
- Banks and investment firms
- State and federal government
Students satisfying the certificate requirements will concurrently meet the joint educational experience requirements of the Society of Actuaries and the Casualty Actuary Society and will be prepared to pass their examinations. In addition, internship opportunities and the unique resources of the Hickey Financial Technology Center and the marketing research lab will complement and enhance their real world learning experiences.