Gain the knowledge and strategies you need to build future-focused portfolios.
Program materials are reviewed and updated annually by industry experts and practitioners.
75% of Candidates who earn their CAIA Charter do so in 12 to 18 months.
Let us guide you
through the next steps in gaining knowledge, expertise, and clear-career advantage as a CAIA Charterholder. Whether you are just starting your CAIA Charter journey or are working toward its completion, earning the CAIA designation is a hallmark of the responsible and informed fiduciary.
Registered Candidates receive free access to the digital curriculum and
have the option to purchase a print version.
Details available within the registration confirmation email.
Your commitment to earning the CAIA designation is a significant one and you’ll want to be sure you are ready to get started. Review exam sessions, fees, curriculum, and important policies here.
Once you've registered for your exam, deciding where and when you’ll sit for the exam is an important next step. Don’t delay! Scheduling early allows for more options to choose from.
Most Candidates agree that 200+ hours of study on each level prepares them for the CAIA exams. That's a big commitment, so before you start be sure to review everything here!
The CAIA curriculum – included with each new Candidate registration, and CAIA study guides are the only preparation materials developed by the CAIA Association and are the CAIA Charter Candidate's best source of study materials.
We are committed to supporting you through your CAIA journey. Check out an upcoming Candidate Orientation Session, browse the FAQ’s, or request special testing accommodations if needed – we are here to help!
Earn Industry Credibility
Successful completion of the CAIA Charter Program and joining
Membership puts you among an elite group of more than 13,000 CAIA Members worldwide.
CAIA Members are Employed by Leading Industry Organizations
- BANK OF AMERICA
- MERRILL LYNCH
- WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT
- THE VANGUARD GROUP
- CREDIT SUISSE
- MORGAN STANLEY
- FRANKLIN RESOURCES
- UBS AG
- ALLIANZ GLOBAL INVESTORS
- FIDELITY INVESTMENTS
- JP MORGAN