What is the CFA Program
Administered by CFA Institute, the
Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) Program is a self-study,
graduate-level program for investment professionals.
Learn more about the CFA charter, the CFA Program, and current charterholders (PDF)
Established in 1962, the CFA
Program sets the global standard for investment knowledge, standards,
and ethics. Earning the credential can serve as a passport to entry or
advancement within the investment profession around the world. The
designation tells clients, employers, and colleagues that the
charterholder has mastered a rigorous curriculum covering a broad range
of investment topics and that he or she is committed to the highest
ethical standards in the profession.
Our society encourages its members to
earn the CFA charter and supports candidates by sponsoring CFA exam
study groups and other programs. Many of our members hold the esteemed