AFA Accredited Financial Analyst (AFA)

Designation Essentials
Status Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization
Issuing Organization GAFM Global Academy of Finance & Management
Qualification and Educational Requirements
Prerequisites Three years of financial planning experience in asset management and financial planning
Education Requirements Eligible candidates must successfully complete at least one of the following:
  • GAFM -approved degree (graduate or undergraduate) in finance, tax, accounting, financial services, law or a CPA, MBA, MS, PhD, or JD from an accredited school or organization
  • Five or more approved and related courses from an AACSB or ACBSP accredited business school or GAFM sanctioned program
  • GAFM Executive Certification training course
Examination Type Varies according to educational requirement above
Continuing Education Requirements 15 hours per year
Verification, Complaints and Accreditation
Check Professional Status Online Click Verification of Member Online link from Global Academy of Finance and Management Verify
Investor Complaint Process Online at Global Academy of Finance and Management Complaint Form
Published List of Disciplined Designees None
Accredited By None