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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 scores.
* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.
Program Length: 4 Semesters (16 months)
Program Delivery: Face to Face
Deadline: April 1
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Actuaries determine costs and strategies for governments, companies, and individuals, in considering insurance, pensions, health care costs. The MActSc program at the U of Windsor prepares students for professional exams of the Society of Actuaries (SOA). Faculty members include world class statisticians, economists and actuaries (Fellows of the SOA). Courses cover actuarial topics plus probability/statistics and economics. The final term includes a capstone actuarial project course.
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