CMA or FAD - Chartered Market Analyst or Financial Analyst Designate



  Chartered Market Analyst or Financial Analyst Designate (CMA or FAD)
Designation Essentials
Status Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization.
Issuing Organization American Academy of Financial Management (AAFM)
Qualification and Educational Requirements
Prerequisites Candidates must have two of the following:
  • An ABA AACSB, ACBSP or Equis Accredited Financial, Investment, Accounting, Tax or Economics degree
  • Three years of professional experience
  • A government recognized degree: licenses, degree, MBA/Masters or Law Degree, PhD, CPA, recognized designations and specialization work
  • A related degree and exams from an AAFM-approved and accredited university program
  • Completion of online Executive Certification Training Programs
Education Requirements Submission of:
  • AAFM Certification Application showing education from an AAFM-qualified education provider
  • Good faith evidence of application, enrollment and completion of degree and exams from accredited or government-sanctioned program
  • Evidence of work experience and any diplomas, licenses, designations, certifications, government work/training, teaching work, research or other awards
Examination Type Varies according to educational requirement above
Continuing Education Requirements 15 hours per year
Verification and Complaints
Check Professional Status Online None
Investor Complaint Process Online at American Academy of Financial Management Complaint Form
Published List of Disciplined Designees None
Accredited By None