Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA)
To attain the ASA designation a candidate must successfully complete the requirements shown below, and have the Application for Admission as an Associate approved by the SOA Board of Directors. Requirements include examinations, an e-Learning course, a proctored project assessment, validation of educational experiences outside the SOA Education system (VEE), and a professionalism seminar.
Candidates have flexibility with regard to the order requirements are completed. Click on any exam/requirement below to go to its home page and learn about any specific eligibility requirements.
To see the requirements for the CERA credential or the FSA designation, click on the appropriate tab below.
ASA Requirements (Current)
ASA Requirements (Effective July 2018)
* Validation by Educational Experience–Candidate must show that subject has been sufficiently covered by university or other coursework.