CFA® Chartered Financial Analyst


CFA® Chartered Financial Analyst


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  • Credentials (Letters): CFA
  • Credentials (Full Name): Chartered Financial Analyst
  • Type of Knowledge: Investment
  • Sponsor for Credential: CFA Institute - The Global Association of Investment Professionals
  • Sponsor/Credential Website:

Program Information

  • Prerequisites: 4 years financial experience and undergraduate degree
  • Curriculum: 3 program levels
  • Type of Study: Self study
  • Estimated Completion Time: 3-5 years
  • Examination Requirements: 3 examinations; 6 hours each; proctored
  • Continuing Education Requirements: Unknown

Investor Functions

  • Advisor Look-Up: Yes
  • Investor Education: Yes
  • Telephone: 800-247-8132
  • Email: Unknown
  • Additional Comments: Most highly regarded credential that is currently available to financial advisors. Unfortunately, the website is limited to information that sells the program to financial advisors and supports current holders of the credential.

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