Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance

CFA University Recognition Program

CFA Institute

USF's Bachelor of Science in Finance and Master of Science in Finance programs have been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. This status is granted to institutions whose degree program(s) incorporate at least 70 percent of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge, which provide students with a solid grounding in the CBOK and positions them well to sit for the CFA exams.

The CFA is the most widely recognized credential in the global financial markets. This designation prepares candidates for roles related to investment management, wealth management, portfolio management, institutional trading and others.

Ethics and Standards of Practice

Students enrolling for the exam must be familiar with the Ethics and Standards of Practice. This is a vital component of the exam. View the information you will be expected to know.

Local CFA Society

The local CFA society encourages student membership. With this membership you are entitled to all the benefits that membership has to offer including dinners, presentations, relationship building, social events, and more. To join, students must complete this form and submit the reduced $50 student membership fee. Click for more information about the local society and to view the calendar of events.