Financial Analysts

(NOC 1112)


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.

Get more info on how to become a financial analyst.

Degrees Associated with This Career


Useful Experience/Skills

Presentation skills
Financial computer programs
International trade finance
Legal aspects of international trade

Useful Secondary School Subjects


Trent University
Peterborough, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Economics (B.Sc.) Bachelor
Economics (B.Sc.) Bachelor; Honours
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Ontario Tech University
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Commerce Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Commerce - Bridge Bachelor; Honours
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Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Economics Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Economics Bachelor; Honours
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University of Guelph-Humber
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Business Bachelor; Honours
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management - Pathway for Business Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Modified on August 16, 2023