The Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) credential has become the most respected and recognized investment designation in the world; enrolling in the CFA Program is your first step toward earning this qualification.
The CFA Program curriculum covers concepts and skills you will use at all stages of your career, connecting academic theory with current practice and ethical and professional standards to provide a strong foundation of advanced investment analysis and real-world portfolio management skills.
Get the fact card (PDF), which covers program benefits, what's covered in the program, jobs the program prepares you for, and how to earn the charter.
Why Choose the CFA Program?
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How is the CFA Program Different?
- Most graduate school programs cover a broad range of topics; the CFA Program focuses specifically on investment knowledge.
- The self-study format makes it easier for you to continue working full time while you earn the charter.
- Employers know the CFA Program provides the skills needed in today's global, dynamic marketplace and that earning the CFA charter demonstrates the commitment to excellence required of today’s investment professionals.