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The Master of Actuarial Science will prepare you for the professional exams
necessary to become an Actuary in North America with accreditation accepted in many other parts of the
world. You will study and live in Canada for approximately 16 months (4 academic terms) while enrolled
in a total of 12 courses. The courses will include actuarial mathematics as required for the Society
of Actuaries (SOA) professional exams.
As a professional graduate program, alumni of the M.Act.Sc program are well
prepared for careers in insurance, pensions, and healthcare industries. Graduates can also participate
in one of the regular offerings of the Society of Actuaries (SOA) exams offered on-site.
Actuarial science includes a number of interrelated subjects, including
probability, mathematics, statistics, finance, economics, and mathematics of finance.
UWindsor receives regular company visits from Canada Life, Willis Towers
Watson and others, and has an Active Actuarial Club with graduate and undergraduate students.
*English language improvement programs are available if you require extra
training prior to entry into the academic program, or have received lower-than-required test
* Average over six Grade 12 academic
Program Length: 4 Semesters (16 months)
Program Delivery: Face to Face
Deadline: April 1
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Actuaries price uncertainty and measure risks for governments,
companies, and individuals, in areas related to property casualty and life insurance, health
care benefits, pensions, social security programs and other complex financial instruments. The
MActSc program at the U of Windsor prepares students for professional exams of the Society of
Actuaries (SOA). Faculty includes Fellows of the SoA and PhD's in economics and statistics. The
program ends with an actuarial capstone course that solves a real-world complex actuarial
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The University of Windsor sits on the traditional territory of the Three Fires
Confederacy of First Nations, which includes the Ojibwa, the Odawa, and the Potawatomi. We respect the
longstanding relationships with First Nations people in this place in the 100-mile Windsor-Essex peninsula and
the straits – les détroits – of Detroit.