Contact Person
Courtney Gray
cmgray@uga.edu
Department of Insurance, Legal Studies and Real Estate
Terry College of Business
706-542-2308

An application within the Terry College of Business is required. Students must have a minimum overall GPA of 2.6 and a minimum grade of C in MATH 2250 and MATH 2260 (or equivalent courses) in order to apply.

Description of the Program
The actuarial science certificate program is designed to prepare students for a career as an actuary. https://www.soa.org/future-actuaries/career-paths/.
Actuaries apply mathematical models to measure and manage risk. They work for and with businesses with a financial focus, such as insurance companies, banks, investment firms, government agencies, accounting and consulting firms. The program combines coursework in mathematics, probability, statistics, risk management, economics, and finance.

Program Requirements
Students must be degree-seeking undergraduates at the University of Georgia and must be able to simultaneously satisfy the requirements of the Actuarial Science Certificate Program
while completing their degree requirements. If courses listed below are used to satisfy degree requirements, they may also be used to satisfy certificate requirements.
Students must take a minimum of 21 hours. A minimum grade of C (2.00) is required in the three core courses (Part I).

* If a student takes STAT 4510/6510 to satisfy the requirements for Part I and elects to complete Sequence 3, then they should request to have a related STAT course substitute for STAT 4510/6510.