With no shortage of options, making a choice between CFA Program and an MBA Program becomes difficult. Financial advisers and investment professionals who are considering to pursue a career in finance need to know the differences between the two. The key difference between CFA and MBA is based on skills obtained and mode of study.

What do you want to do on completion of program?

CFA will not make you a marketer or manager but it does need intense focus to become an investment expert.

MBA gives you exposure to all facets of business operation and the skills attained are not focused on a single Industry.

What are you willing to spend?

When compared to MBA, CFA is relatively affordable especially if you are attending a reputed business school. CFA Program with exam prep materials costs Rs.8,08,980 (approx). Business school can cost Rs. 53,93,200 or more. You need to choose well as there is no price for a thorough job satisfaction afterwards.

What are the eligibility criteria?

CFA

  • A bachelor’s degree(or equivalent)/ In the last year of a bachelor’s degree
  • Four years of work experience, or
  • A combination of work and college experience which becomes four years in total

MBA

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Complete the GRE or GMAT exam with a satisfactory score
  • Work experience requirement (varies by school)
  • Complete additional program prerequisites (varies by school)

MBA requires full time dedication and CFA needs smart study plan even if you have a regular job. This article is to help you to make an informed choice for better career growth.

With no shortage of options, making a choice between CFA Program and an MBA Program becomes difficult. Financial advisers and investment professionals who are considering to pursue a career in finance need to know the differences between the two. The key difference between CFA and MBA is based on skills obtained and mode of study.

MBA requires full time dedication and CFA needs smart study plan even if you have a regular job. This article is to help you to make an informed choice for better career growth.

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