The Risk Management and Insurance Program offers a certificate program in actuarial science and is open to qualified undergraduate
students, regardless of major. The Actuarial Science Certificate is designed to prepare
students for a career as an actuary. 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
Once accepted into the actuarial science certificate program, you are eligible to
join the two risk management and insurance student organizations, Insurance Society
and Gamma Iota Sigma, and access the same benefits available to risk management and
insurance majors who belong to these organizations, such as scholarships, resume book,
careers day, and exam reimbursement.
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This certificate program is open to all currently enrolled UGA undergraduate students.
You 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.
- MATH 2250: Calculus I for Science and Engineering (or equivalent)
- MATH 2260: Calculus II for Science and Engineering (or equivalent)
Students must take a minimum of 21 hours. A minimum grade of C (2.00) is required
in the core courses (Part I).
Part I: Required Core Courses (9 Hours)
*MATH 2500 Multivariable Calculus is a prerequisite for core courses STAT 4510/6510 and MATH 4600/6600. MATH 2500 is not a prerequisite for RMIN 4200.
Part II – Choose Two Course Sequences from the Following (12 Hours):
- RMIN 4800 Internship in Risk Management and Insurance (6 hours)
Or choose two courses from the following:
How to Apply
Be sure you meet the eligibility requirements
Note: Application requires MyID to log in.
- September 1 – October 1
- February 1 – March 1
Notification of acceptance will be emailed approximately 2 weeks after each deadline.
Departments and Program Offices
Career Paths, Professional Designations and Exams
- Actuaries at UGA is the primary student organization at UGA dedicated in fostering the growth of potential
actuaries. Meetings include networking events, company presentations, case studies,
and informational presentations regarding actuarial exam prep, and requirements for
professional actuary designations. To become a member, please send your request from
your uga.edu email to our faculty advisor, Steven Pottier so you can be added to our listserv. You will then be updated on all future meetings
- Insurance Society
- Gamma Iota Sigma