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NEWS RELEASE: Finance programs at Pace University’s Lubin School of Business recognized by CFA Institute

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Finance programs at Pace University’s Lubin School of Business recognized by CFA Institute

New York, NY – November 26, 2012 — Pace University has become the latest university to be welcomed into the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Institute University Recognition Program.

“This recognition by CFA Institute clearly demonstrates that a Lubin finance degree provides intensive training in financial analysis and investment management,” said Dean Neil Braun.  “The CFA Charter is widely considered the most respected and recognized investment credential in the world and signifies the highest degree of professionalism.”

CFA Institute recognizes that several of Lubin’s Finance programs significantly integrate the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge ™ and emphasize the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. These programs well position students to obtain the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. The CFA® charter has become the most respected and recognized investment credential in the world.

Specifically Lubin’s BBA in Finance, MS in Financial Management, and MS in Investment Management have been recognized by CFA Institute.

Entry into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program signals to potential students, employers, and the marketplace that the Pace University curriculum is closely tied to professional practice and is well-suited to preparing students to sit for the three levels of CFA examinations. Students in the programs will gain access to CFA Institute textbooks, journals, webcasts, and other educational resources.

About the Lubin School of Business at Pace University

Globally recognized and prestigiously accredited, the Lubin School of Business integrates New York City’s business world into the experienced-based education of its students at Pace’s suburban and downtown campuses, implemented by the region’s largest co-op program, team-based learning, and customized career guidance. Its programs are designed to launch success-oriented graduates toward upwardly mobile careers.  www.pace.edu/lubin

About CFA Institute

CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials. The organization is a champion for ethical behavior in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. The end goal: to create an environment where investors’ interests come first, markets function at their best, and economies grow. CFA Institute has more than 117,000 members in 140 countries and territories, including 108,000 CFA charterholders, and 137 member societies. For more information, visit www.cfainstitute.org.

About the CFA Program

The CFA Program sets a standard for developing the skills, standards, competence, and integrity of financial analysts, portfolio managers, investment advisers, and other investment professionals worldwide.  It is widely considered the investment profession’s most rigorous credentialing program.  Administered in English, the CFA curriculum and examinations are identical worldwide. Fewer than one in five candidates who begin the program successfully complete it and go on to earn the coveted CFA charter, the “gold standard” for investment professionals.

Media contact:  Bill Caldwell, Pace, 212-346-1597, wcaldwell@pace.edu

 

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