Certification: Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

The CFA charter is recognized as the definitive standard by which to measure the competence, integrity, and dedication of serious investment professionals.

More than two years of education or training after high school required?
More than two years of work experience required?
Oral or Written Exam Required?

Third Party Exam Center

CFA Institute exams are administered by Pearson Vue external site.


The certification has an education level of an Associates of Arts or Associates of Sciences degree or higher and has a work experience requirement of more than 2 years, or requires obtaining a ‘core’ level certification from the same organization.

  • This certification is considered in demand.
  • This certification is related to military occupational specialties.