What can I do with a CFA certification?

Career Paths and Jobs for CFA CharterholdersTypical Jobs for CFA Charterholders* Portfolio management. Research. Consulting. Risk analysis and risk management. Typical Investment Management Sectors among CFA Charterholders* Asset management. Private wealth management. Commercial banking. Investment banking.

Will CFA Level 1 help me get a job?

Although being a CFA charterholder doesn’t guarantee you a job, you are much more likely to advance in your career or find the perfect finance job if you’ve earned your charter.

Can I become a CFA without a degree?

As professional without bachelor degree. Candidates can substitute the CFA requirement in education with 4 years of professional working experience. Experience has to be accumulated BEFORE the registration; Part-time positions are not qualified.

Is the CFA Level 1 worth it?

Yep. In my experience, Level 1 is nice and shows you’re trying, but Level 2 is where you show employers you’re legit, and that the designation is a matter of time. Too many people drop out after Level 1 to ascribe much value to it.