According to the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the 2019 median pay for actuaries was $108,350 per year, and employment of actuaries is projected to grow 18 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations. Actuary has consistently been rated one of the top four jobs offering high pay with excellent job security and the opportunity to participate in high-level business decision making.
Students interested in this area can discuss with Dr. Navid Salehy, who has research interests in Financial Mathematics
For the most up to date list of courses and course descriptions, please visit WebSTAR.
|Actuarial Science Courses|
|Math 4801/5801||Actuarial Probability I||3 Credit Hours|
|Math 4802/5802||Actuarial Probability II||3 Credit Hours|
|Math 4803/5803||Financial Mathematics I||3 Credit Hours|
|Math 4804/5804||Financial Mathematics II||
3 Credit Hours
The main requirement for entry level jobs is passing the first two exams administered by the Society of Actuaries. All of the actuarial science courses at UNO are designed to prepare you for the actuarial exams.
|Society of Actuaries and the Casualty Actuarial Society Exams|
|Exam P (Probability) / Exam 1 (1st part)||Math 4801/5801 Actuarial Probability I|
|Exam P (Probability) / Exam 1 (2nd part)||Math 4802/5802 Actuarial Probability II|
|Exam FM / Exam 2||Math 4803/5803 Financial Mathematics I|
|Exam MFE / Exam 3||Math 4804/5804 Financial Mathematics II|
Student Learning Outcomes
Student Learning Outcomes specify what students will know, be able to do, or be able to demonstrate when they have completed a program of study.