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Applied Mathematics and Statistics: Actuarial Foundations

Learn to apply mathematical and statistical methods to assess risks in insurance, finance, and other industries.

Engage in interdisciplinary learning with faculty across the college. This concentration will prepare you for some of today’s most innovative, challenging, and lucrative careers in the actuarial field.

While obtaining a degree in Applied Mathematics you will become a master of analysis and problem-solving, honing your quantitative skills. You can go beyond classroom learning and gain valuable experience through research opportunities and guaranteed internships.

Top Reasons to choose Applied Mathematics and Statistics: Actuarial Foundations at florida southern college

Collaborative Research

Our mathematics instructors specialize in a broad range of areas and topics. You can go beyond classroom learning and engage in research with faculty. Develop your professional credentials by presenting your collaborative research findings at regional, national and international conferences.

Guaranteed Internship

At Florida Southern, you’re guaranteed an internship so you can see firsthand what it means to use math for a living.

A Universal Need

Due to the growing relevance of technology, big data, and economic efficiency needed by all organizations, expert numerical analysts are increasingly in demand. Because of their proper training and education, our majors find themselves well positioned to pursue lucrative careers in the actuarial field.

Learning Community

All of our first-year students begin by developing a camaraderie with other math majors through their learning communities. Learning communities are designed to help students persist in their studies and are focused on problem-based, integrative, and collaborative learning.

Exam Preparation

Our program prepares students to succeed in the first two actuarial credentialing exams.

Employment Outlook

$70,657
Estimated Salary of Applied Mathematics and Statistics Majors

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Meet our Mocs

Ansleigh Russell

I’m an Applied Mathematics major because I get to learn how math is in everything! Nothing is untouched by any form of math, and we see it in logical perfection

It all Adds Up!

In MAT 4442 Probability and Statistics, you’ll study concepts like random variables, discrete and continuous distributions, sampling estimation, and confidence intervals.

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Save Time with a 4+1 MBA

At the end of the junior year, all Florida Southern College students are eligible to be considered for early admission to the Florida Southern MBA program.

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Featured Actuarial Foundations Faculty

Dr. Susan Serrano
- Mathematics Department Chair

I have found that teaching is more than just presenting lectures to students. It is also building rapport with students and demonstrating a belief in their ability to succeed. I believe in teaching students to develop their computational and analytic skills. The students need to be actively engaged in the learning process.

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Program Details

Available in: 

  • BA
  • BS
  • Minor

First-Years

All freshman applicants to Florida Southern Colleges full-time degree programs must submit the following information:

Transfers

Applying to Florida Southern as a transfer student is easy.

If transferring less than 24 credits, we also need your:

  • Official high school transcript
  • SAT and/or ACT scores

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Applied Mathematics and Statistics: Actuarial Foundations Program Contact

Office of Admissions

Admissions Counselors
863.680.4131

Dr. Daniel Jelsovsky

Associate Professor of Mathematics
863.680.3748

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