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2018 SOA & CAS Curriculum Changes for ASA & ACAS Requirements

New components required to obtain an ASA or ACAS.

The ACTEX team is working with our authors and instructors to adapt existing or create new study materials, online courses, and texts. Our staff is ready to support students and educators who are navigating these changes. If you have questions, concerns, or feedback throughout this transition, we encourage you to contact us. We're here to help.

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Summary of 2018 Curriculum Changes & Exam Transitions


**The current VEE Applied Statistics topic will end on July 1, 2018. Applied Statistics credit earned prior to July 1, 2018 can be claimed at anytime in the future, and such credit then becomes credit both the new Statistics for Risk Modeling (SRM) Exam and the new VEE Mathematical Statistics. Read more.

Helpful CAS Curriculum Changes Links

Summary of 2018 Changes to CAS Credentialing Requirements

CAS Transition Rules
The transition rules allow candidates with credit for Exam S achieved through an examination administered prior to January 1, 2018, to receive credit for MAS-I. Candidates with credit for SOA Exam C achieved through an examination administered prior to July 1, 2018, will receive credit for MAS-II. The CAS is reviewing options for waivers for candidates who pass examinations offered by other organizations that cover the learning objectives for MAS-I and II. Read more about the CAS transition rules.