New Data on High-Paying Jobs Puts Spotlight on MET Programs

The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has released new data on which career tracks have the most promising professional outlooks through 2030, bringing to light the value of many Metropolitan College programs. Director of Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity programs and Professor of the Practice Kyung-shick Choi spoke with BU Today about the tremendous need […]

Actuary Hal Tepfer Weighs in on Study on Presidential Candidate Life Expectancy

With five presidential candidates at age 70 or older, should we be concerned about mental acuity or an increased possibility of age-related death in the next president? This was the premise of a study conducted by the American Federation for Aging Research, and actuary Hal Tepfer—associate professor of the practice and director of the Actuarial […]

MET Students Become Finalists in Society of Actuaries Research Competition on Strength of Self-Driving Vehicles Report

MET Master of Science in Actuarial Science students Tianyou Gao, Xiaorong Wan, Rongxiao Zhang, and Qingke Zou, along with faculty advisor Glen Patashnick, made it to the final round of competition in the Society of Actuaries 2019 Student Research Case Study Challenge. Their project, “Autonomous Vehicles—Insurance Development Report,” examined the market for self-driving automobiles as […]

MET Actuaries Named Semi-Finalists in Nation-Wide Case Study Challenge

A group of students from the Metropolitan College Actuarial Science graduate program were named semi-finalists in the 2016 Student Research Case Study Challenge. The Society of Actuaries competition, which, according to SOA Managing Director of Research R. Dale Hall, sought to highlight “a wide variety of actuarial methods to predict and quantify future healthcare industry […]