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CFA® Program Benefits

Why CFA Program?

Achieve the highest distinction in the investment management profession — the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) designation.

CFA Program Benefits

Invest in your career now to gain benefits for a lifetime.

  • star icon Gold Standard

    The CFA charter equips you not only to enter the profession, but also to excel at all stages of your career.

  • compass icon Strong Ethical Foundations

    Gain confidence and clarity in navigating ethical issues.

  • globe icon Global Passport

    Earn waivers from regulatory agencies, graduate programs, and more.

  • brain connections icon Unmatched Expertise

    Our rigorous curriculum will equip you for complex investment decisions.

  • three people icon Prestigious Network

    Connect with an exclusive group of outstanding investment professionals.

  • certificate icon Career Resources

    Gain access to career guides, thought leadership, and continuing education.

What you'll learn in the CFA Program

How Does the CFA® Charter Compare to the MBA?

How Does the CFA Charter Compare to the MBA? Consider your career goals as you review how these programs differ.

CFA® Program Candidate Profile

Characteristics of a CFA Candidate. Find out what four qualities CFA candidates share.

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