Casualty Actuarial Society Online Courses

The Casualty Actuarial Society’s requirements for Associateship include two online courses that are delivered and tested by The Institutes.

This webpage is the portal for the following two courses:
  • CAS Online Course 1 (CA1) - Risk Management and Insurance Operations
  • CAS Online Course 2 (CA2) - Insurance Accounting, Coverage Analysis, Insurance Law, and Insurance Regulation

The purchase price of each course includes access to the online course and one attempt at the exam.

CAS Online Course 1 (CA1) – Risk Management and Insurance Operations

Completers of CAS Online Course 1 (CA1) Risk Management and Insurance Operations will have foundational knowledge in key areas of traditional risk management, as well as enterprise risk management. Additionally, they will have a familiarity with the primary functional areas of an insurer. Lastly, they will have an understanding of actuarial data management and the actuarial data quality standards that apply.

Assignment 1 – Introduction to Risk Management
Assignment 2 – Risk Control
Assignment 3 – Risk Financing
Assignment 4 – Enterprise-Wide Risk Management
Assignment 5 – Insurance as a Risk Management Technique
Assignment 6 – Overview of Insurance Operations
Assignment 7 – Insurance Marketing and Distribution
Assignment 8 – The Underwriting Function
Assignment 9 – Underwriting Property and Liability Insurance
Assignment 10 – Risk Control and Premium Auditing
Assignment 11 – The Claim Function
Assignment 12 – Adjusting Property and Liability Claims
Assignment 13 – Reinsurance Principles and Concepts
Assignment 14 – Insurer Strategic Management
Assignment 15 – The Underwriting Cycle
Assignment 16 – Actuarial Data Management

CAS Online Course 1 (CA1) – CAS Risk Management and Insurance Operations

Access to the online course includes one attempt at the exam. This curriculum is restricted to individuals pursuing the CAS designation. Purchasers must agree to the Terms of Sale. Exam retakes are available through The Institutes’ Customer Service.

Please Specify a Testing Window:
Required Course Material
Input Code Description Price
CA1CP2 CAS 1 - Comprehensive Package #2, 2nd edition - Includes Online Course, Exam, Course Guide, Textbooks, and SMART Study Aids (Contact Customer Service to register for the exam) $1125
CA1CP1 CAS 1 - Comprehensive Package #1, 2nd edition - Includes Online Course, Exam, Course Guide, and Textbooks (Contact Customer Service to register for the exam) $995
CA1BP-H CAS 1 - Online Course plus Exam (CA1), 2nd edition (Price includes one attempt at the CA1 exam. Contact Customer Success to register for the exam.) $727
CA1CP2 CAS 1 - Comprehensive Package #2, 2nd edition - Includes Online Course, Exam, Course Guide, Textbooks, and SMART Study Aids (Contact Customer Service to register for the exam) $1125
CA1CP1 CAS 1 - Comprehensive Package #1, 2nd edition - Includes Online Course, Exam, Course Guide, and Textbooks (Contact Customer Service to register for the exam) $995
CA1BP-H CAS 1 - Online Course plus Exam (CA1), 2nd edition (Price includes one attempt at the CA1 exam. Contact Customer Success to register for the exam.) $727
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CAS Online Course 2 (CA2) – Insurance Accounting, Coverage Analysis, Insurance Law, and Insurance Regulation

Completers of CAS Online Course 2 (CA2) Insurance Accounting, Coverage Analysis, Insurance Law, and Insurance Regulation will have a firm grounding in four major areas that impact actuarial work.

Assignment 1 – Introductory Insurance Accounting
Assignment 2 – Insurance Policy Analysis
Assignment 3 – Common Policy Concepts
Assignment 4 – Personal Auto Policy: Liability, Medical Payments, and Uninsured Motorists Coverage
Assignment 5 – Personal Auto Policy: Physical Damage, Duties After an Accident, Endorsements, General Provisions
Assignment 6 – Homeowners Property Coverage
Assignment 7 – Homeowners Liability, Conditions, Coverage Forms and Endorsements
Assignment 8 – Life Insurance, Annuities, and Health Insurance
Assignment 9 – Commercial Property Insurance, Part I
Assignment 10 – Commercial Property Insurance, Part II
Assignment 11 – Commercial General Liability Insurance, Part I
Assignment 12 – Commercial General Liability Insurance, Part II
Assignment 13 – Specialty Coverages
Assignment 14 – Insurance Law, Part I
Assignment 15 – Insurance Law, Part II
Assignment 16 – Insurance Regulation

CAS Online Course 2 (CA2) – Insurance Accounting, Coverage Analysis, Insurance Law, and Insurance Regulation

Access to the online course includes one attempt at the exam. This curriculum is restricted to individuals pursuing the CAS designation. Purchasers must agree to the Terms of Sale. Exam retakes are available through The Institutes’ Customer Service.

Please Specify a Testing Window:
Required Course Material
Input Code Description Price
CA2CP2 CAS 2 - Comprehensive Package #2, 3rd edition - Includes Online Course, Exam, Course Guide, Textbooks, and SMART Study Aids (Contact Customer Service to register for the exam) $1125
CA2CP1 CAS 2 - Comprehensive Package #1, 3rd edition - Includes Online Course, Exam, Course Guide, and Textbooks (Contact Customer Service to register for the exam) $995
CA2BP-H CAS 2 - Online Course plus Exam (CA2), 3rd edition. (Price includes one attempt at the CA2 exam. Contact Customer Success to register for the exam.) $727
CA2CP2 CAS 2 - Comprehensive Package #2, 3rd edition - Includes Online Course, Exam, Course Guide, Textbooks, and SMART Study Aids (Contact Customer Service to register for the exam) $1125
CA2CP1 CAS 2 - Comprehensive Package #1, 3rd edition - Includes Online Course, Exam, Course Guide, and Textbooks (Contact Customer Service to register for the exam) $995
CA2BP-H CAS 2 - Online Course plus Exam (CA2), 3rd edition. (Price includes one attempt at the CA2 exam. Contact Customer Success to register for the exam.) $727
You have a chance to cancel or change your order as you go through the order process.
When you are finished selecting your products, click the Add to Cart button below.
Exam Information

The online course includes one attempt at the exam, the exams for CA1 and CA2 consist of seventy-five multiple-choice questions. Exams are proctored and are administered at Prometric exam centers. There is a two-hour time limit to complete each exam. Each multiple-choice question includes four answer choices, only one of the choices is correct.

When changes in the curriculum occur, they will be introduced in September for exams offered at the beginning of the next calendar year. CAS candidates who have purchased access to the online curriculum will be notified within the online course of the pending change. CAS candidates will be able to take the exam on the old curriculum during the first two testing windows in the new calendar year after new curriculum has been introduced.

Each exam is available during two-month periods in each quarter. The four testing windows are:
January 15 - March 15
April 15 - June 15
July 15 - September 15
October 15 - December 15

Exam Registration
  1. Contact The Institutes at (800) 644-2101, or Internationally at (610) 644-2100, to register for the exam. Each candidate will be asked for his or her permanent CAS ID Number, which is available from the CAS. This will place you on an eligibility list for Prometric.

  2. After you have been placed on the eligibility list, make an appointment with Prometric for a specific date and time to take your exam.

For CA1 and CA2 exams only - Examinees are permitted to use one or more of the following calculators only:

  • BA-35
  • TI-30Xa
  • BA II PLUS
  • BA II Plus Professional
  • TI-30X II 30
  • TI 30X IIS (solar)
  • TI 30X IIB (battery)
  • TI-30XS MultiView
  • TI-30XB MultiView (battery)

Important: Calculator memory, if any, must be cleared.


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