# BS Degree in Financial Actuarial Mathematics

As natural disasters continue to wreak havoc on lives and property and government tackles the conundrum of health care and pensions, there is a need for well-qualified mathematicians to assist in shaping the future of our national policies.This fall, the Department launched the major that will train students to master these skills and more – the** Financial Actuarial Mathematics degree**. This new degree will provide the necessary training and skill set to produce quality candidates for positions within actuarial firms, the government and research organizations.

Read more about the major in the Daily Bruin.

For more information regarding the new financial actuarial mathematics degree, please contact the Department’s student affairs office at (310) 206-1286 or ugrad@math.ucla.edu.