More than credentials, the Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA), Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA) and Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst® (CERA) are marks of distinction—the sign of an elite problem solver adept at addressing the critical challenges of risk that face the world. At the SOA, we educate the actuaries that advance the management of risk around the globe.

Learn why these are letters of distinction for actuaries the world over.

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Multidisciplinary in approach. Practical in nature. Global in perspective. Our curriculum has always been rigorous. But, now, with an enhanced focus on predictive analytics, short-term insurance and a greater thoroughness of subject matter for newly credentialed actuaries, our ASA curriculum is more relevant than ever to the needs of today’s employers.

Go behind the scenes of our ASA curriculum updates.

Meet the elite problem solvers—the actuaries meeting the challenges of risk head-on. See how they’re moving the management of risk—and the industry—forward.

Watch as Jennifer Gerstorff, FSA, shares her path to fellowship.

Q&A with Tatcha Ayana, FSA, CERA, P&C Actuary.

Meet Nazir Valani, FSA, Partner & National Leader, KPMG

Q&A with Dorothy Andrews, ASA, MAAA, Consulting Actuary, Merlinos & Associates Inc.

Listen at Your Own Risk—the SOA’s podcast series dedicated to thought-provoking, forward-thinking topics across the spectrum of risk and actuarial practice. Hosted by Andy Ferris, FSA, FCA, MAAA, it offers insight into the unique and innovative work actuaries are doing to solve the challenges of risk around the globe.