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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.

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Pathway Requirements

To see the requirements for the CERA credential or the FSA designation, click on the appropriate tab below.

* Validation by Educational Experience–Candidate must show that subject has been sufficiently covered by university or other coursework.

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