Master of Actuarial Science (Windsor)

Actuarial Science includes a number of interrelated subjects, including probability, mathematics, statistics, finance, economics, and mathematics of finance. 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.

Program Overview

The Master of Actuarial Science consists of 12 courses over a 16-month period. The courses will include actuarial mathematics as required for the Society of Actuaries (SOA) professional exams; P (Probability), FM (Financial Mathematics), MLC (Actuarial Models: Life Contingencies), MFE (Actuarial Models: Financial Economics), C (Construction and evaluation of actuarial models) and SOA VEE (validation by educational experience) topics in economics, finance, and statistics.


  • Prepare for a career in as an actuary, a field with a strong employment outlook.
  • Study at the University of Windsor, an international university with students from over 100 countries from around the world.
  • Live in Windsor, one of the most ethnically diverse cities in Canada.

Please download the program brochure for more information.

Akshey Kalra, India

...they answered all of my questions and were constantly in touch with me.”

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Chiamaka Odunukwe, Nigeria

(students) are expected to implement all that you have learned in the classroom or lab, you better be prepared!”"

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Omar Patwari, Bangladesh

I have so many friends from so many different countries that if I want to experience a different country, I just go to my friend’s house!”

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Andrew Fortune, Canada

Andrew’s experience in India has taught him that there should “always be a human face behind academia and professional relationships.”

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Chaitanya Manchanda, India

“I also encourage ‘special students’ to apply,” he says. “Canada has a lot to offer, and one won’t feel at a loss—it is an education without barriers!”

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Luv and Kush Aggarwal

“Windsor is an amazing place, so many things to do, so many friends to be with, and an opportunity to exercise independence.”

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Madan Roy, Bangladesh

“Looking back now, I know I made a good decision, I got accepted into the program found subsidized housing for my family and this spring I will earn a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering.”

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Meghna Kararia, India

"Studying in Canada is a 360 degree change for me; [...] Almost 90% of the staff and professors are willing to help you, even after scheduled hours.”

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Trith Vaishnay, India

" have to be on your toes the entire semester because everything you do matters.” explains Tirth who prefers the Canadian system of grading.

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