In general, you need a bachelor's degree in commerce, business administration or economics as well as on-the-job training and industry courses / programs.
Some employers may require you to have the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation available through a program from the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts in the United States.
With experience, you may move up the ranks to a management position such as securities manager.
Most recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and about 1 in 4 has a graduate degree.
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Financial computer programs
International trade finance
Legal aspects of international trade