For many graduate students at the Robinson College of Business, a critical step in their decision process was attending a Road to Robinson event. Check out what four students have to say about their experience.
Master of Actuarial Science
The Department of Risk Management & Insurance accepts scholarship applications from Feb 1 – March 1 2019. Learn more about available scholarships and how to apply here.
After Bowei Zhan enrolled in the Master of Actuarial Science program at the Robinson College of Business, he realized he enjoyed the banking aspect of finance more than insurance. By tacking on an additional semester to his studies, he earned a Master of Science in Mathematical Risk Management as well, making himself attractive to employers in both sectors.
ATLANTA–Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business is introducing a graduate mentoring program this spring to help MBA and master’s students maximize their graduate program experience, refine their professional goals and build relationships with seasoned industry professionals.
Mathematical Foundations for Analytics is now being offered for individuals who need to expand their knowledge in calculus and linear algebra to pursue careers in analytics, risk management or actuarial science.
On Friday, February 24, the Risk Management Foundation at the Robinson College of Business and the Atlanta Association of Insurance Professionals co-hosted “Career Secrets Revealed,” a panel discussion held in conjunction with Black History Month.
In 2016, the Society of Actuaries (SOA) launched its first-ever Student Case Study Challenge, which provides an opportunity for teams of students to apply their actuarial skills working on a real-world problem.
Robinson will launch two dual degree programs in fall 2016: a joint M.S. in Analytics and Master of Actuarial Science program; and a joint M.S. in Analytics and M.S. in Mathematical Risk Management program. Although each individual degree is a three-semester program, the dual degree programs extend coursework by only one semester.
The Society of Actuaries has awarded a three-year grant to Robinson to research longevity trends. The research will be conducted by Associate Professor Daniel Bauer and Professor Liang Peng of Robinson’s Department of Risk Management and Insurance.