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Department of Mathematics. ACTUARIAL PROGRAM. create your future. www.utdallas.edu. Questions to answer. what is actuarial science? Who are actuaries? where DO ACTUARIES WORK? WHAT DOES THE WORK INCLUDE? WHY BE AN ACTUARY?. create your future. www.utdallas.edu.

Department of Mathematics

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Department of Mathematics

ACTUARIAL PROGRAM

www.utdallas.edu

• what is actuarial science?

• Who are actuaries?

• where DO ACTUARIES WORK?

• WHAT DOES THE WORK INCLUDE?

• WHY BE AN ACTUARY?

www.utdallas.edu

what is actuarial science?

• Actuarial science applies

• Statistics, Mathematics, Economics

• Finance, Government policies,

• To assess risk in the insurance and

• finance industries

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Who are actuaries?

• Actuaries use their knowledge of

• statistics, finance, and business to

• Define, analyze and Solve

• the Cost of possible future events

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• Actuaries are employed in the

• Insurance industry

• (either property and casualty or life and health)

• Financial institutions

• Consulting firms

• Government agencies

• Accounting firms

Where do actuaries work?

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• Actuarial work includes:

• projecting how a new auto-safety law will change insurance claims

• Estimating the benefit cost of a labor contract

• projecting financial costs of an epidemic

• Analyzing investment risk

What does the work include?

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• Here are a few reasons to be an Actuary:

• starting salaries \$50,000

• Excellent benefits

• salary grows steadily as you pass actuarial exams

• Job security through economic cycles

• Dynamic and challenging career

Why be an actuary?

www.utdallas.edu

• Want to know more about actuarial program at utd?

• Contact:

• Natalia A. Humphreys , ph.d., fsa, maaa

• Clinical Associate Professor

• Associate head of actuarial program

• www.utdallas.edu/~natalia.humphreys

• Natalia.humphreys@utdallas.edu