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Spring 2009 Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA)–Requirements

To attain the ASA designation, a candidate must successfully complete the requirements shown below, and must have the Application for Admission as an Associate approved by the SOA Board of Directors. Requirements include examinations, an e–Learning course, 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 or FSA designations, click on the appropriate tab.


ASA Requirements CERA Requirements FSA Requirements


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