AAFM American Academy of
Financial Management ®
Globally Recognized Certification for Qualified Professionals™
SINCE 1996 - The First Graduate Financial Professional Designation Programs
- The Academy is the first global society to integrate certification,
accredited education and exams as a direct path to achieving finance and management certification.
In this competitive world, accredited education and
certification is becoming required to achieve the top jobs. The AAFM framework is based on the AIF
American Institute of Finance which was Established in 1919 in Boston by Harvard and Yale University
Our Accreditations and Designations
- If you have an earned
accredited degree with experience, you may apply directly - Apply Today.
Our Top Certifications as Disclosed and Seen in the FINRA NASD Guides for over a
decade: MFP Master Financial Planner, CWM Chartered Wealth Manager, CAM Chartered Asset Manager, CPM
Chartered Porfolio Manager, CTEP Chartered Trust and Estate Planner, RFS Registered Financial Specialist, and CMA
Chartered Market Analyst .
CWM Chartered Wealth Manager ®
To be a Chartered Wealth Manager
® , you must have an accredited masters degree
in Finance or Wealth Management with at least 18 hours of graduate studies within an
accredited Masters or Doctorate Program.
CWM Certification -
Eligible candidates must successfully complete at least one of
Five or more approved and related courses from an
AACSB accredited business school or AAFM sanctioned program
AAFM Executive Certification program.
Experience: 2 Years of Wealth
Ethics - agree to the ethics
requirements of the Society.
MFP Master Financial Planner ®
CHARTER DESIGNATION AND BOARD CERTIFICATION
To become Accredited as a Financial Planner, you must have a
degree in financial planning with at least 18 hours of graduate studies.
MFP Certification - Requirements:
Five or more approved finance courses from an
AACSB accredited business school or
AAFM executive program.
Experience: 2 Years of financial consulting
Ethics - agree to the ethics requirements of the
The Academy offers professional designations in: Wealth Management - Risk Management -
Management Accounting - Financial Planning - Economics - Portfolio Management - Asset Management - Trust and
Estates and more. Read our requirements.
Our chapters are part of a non-profit association.