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Statistics In Insurance (Certificate)

About the Program

Actuarial science is a multidisciplinary topic including statistics, mathematics and some social science such as economics and finance, sociology and public health. As the main branch of actuarial science, insurance statistics applies statistical and mathematical models to perform data analyses, in order to assess risks and uncertainty in insurance, finance and other industries. This certificate program is designed to prepare students to enter the actuarial professions. Upon the completion of this program, students will be better prepared to take the professional examinations such as EXAM P: Probability and EXAM S: Statistics and Probabilistic Models, given by Society of Actuaries (SOA) and Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS).

About the Mathematics Department

A238 Buckham Hall
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-5621
Fax: (716) 878-6107
http://mathematics.buffalostate.edu/

Program Requirements

Required Courses (12 cr hrs)
MAT 270 DISCRETE MATHEMATICS 3
MAT 381 PROBABILITY THEORY 3
MAT 382 MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS 3
MAT 486 MODELS AND METHODS OF ACTUARIAL MATHEMATICS 3

Elective Courses (3 cr hrs) 3
Choose one from the following:
MAT 202 INTRODUCTION TO LINEAR ALGEBRA
MAT 383 APPLIED STATISTICS I

Total Credit Hours 15

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