What is Pathway 1 and who is it for?
This pathway is for those using the CIA education system exclusively. It is designed for students and graduates of a CIA accredited degree program who want to achieve the ACIA and FCIA designations. In both cases, these goals would be pursued using the CIA’s innovative and practical online education and open book examinations.
ACIA designation via Pathway 1
If you are planning to leverage your accredited degree and pursue a career in actuarial science, the ACIA designation is a significant milestone and a prerequisite for the FCIA designation.
FCIA designation via Pathway 1
If you are already an ACIA, becoming an FCIA can help you advance your career, enhance your actuarial credentials and open new professional opportunities in Canada and beyond.
Not the right pathway for you?
Learn about the other pathways to get your ACIA and FCIA designations.