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Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA)

Designation Essentials
Status Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization.
Issuing Organization Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association (CAIA)
Qualification and Training Requirements
Prerequisites Candidate must meet one of the following requirements:
  • Bachelor's or equivalent degree and more than one year of business experience in the financial industry, or
  • Four years of experience in the financial industry
Designation Training Requirements Self-study certification program requires the successful completion of both the Level I and Level II examinations
Designation Exam Type Two CAIA exams
Continuing Education Requirements Complete self-evaluation tool every three years
Verification and Complaints
Online Designation Resource By email at [email protected]
Investor Complaint Process None
Published List of Disciplined Designees None