Offered by the USF School of Management

Our program offers you the best of both worlds:
convenient online materials and instruction plus a live boot camp to reinforce and help you master that learning through intensive rounds of questions designed to simulate the Level I exam experience.

The online course features in-depth LOS review notes supplemented by instructor videos, study tips, quizzes, and discussion boards where you interact with the CFA Level I study material.

The live boot camp sessions occur over a weekend and our instructors lead you through sets of problems to ensure you have mastered the required knowledge for the Level I exam.

Let our live experts power your online learning

December CFA Level I Course Registration

Please read the following before registering
  • All candidates receive access to the review course online materials approximately one week after registering for the course.
    • The live problem-solving boot camp sessions are tentatively scheduled for the weekend of November 7-8 at USF’s downtown campus and late October/early November in Beijing. Actual dates will be determined in September.
    • This course is only open to Candidates living in California or the People’s Republic of China.
    • Refund policy: No refunds will be given if you have had access to the online materials for more than 2 days. Inability to attend the live sessions will not considered a valid reason for a refund.

For more information on our program, contact Linda Lam at CFAReview@usfca.edu


CFA Exam Preparation

Although the CFA body of knowledge is designed for self-study, the volume of material that candidates are expected to know in order to pass is formidable. Our expert instructors are here to guide you successfully through that knowledge.

Start your exam preparation by studying our online materials prepared by MFSA faculty, USF’s masters program based on the CFA exam curriculum.

Online Exam Preparation Materials
  • Detailed study notes set out by Reading and LOS for clarity.
  • Short instructional videos that demonstrate key or difficult concepts that candidates must know to be successful on the exam.
  • Quizzes that are set cover a Study Session or individual Reading will help you chart your progress.
Intensive Bootcamp Sessions

Master the Level I exam material by attending our live, intensive boot camp session with our expert instructors. You will work through problems from each of the 18 study sessions with the expert instructors who authored the online material.

For more information on our program, contact Linda Lam at CFAReview@usfca.edu

USF School of Management follows CFA Institute Prep Provider guidelines.
USF School of Management is listed as a Prep Provider on the CFA Institute Website.


MS in Financial Analysis – a CFA Institute Academic Program Partner since 2006

USF’s Master of Science in Financial Analysis is graduate degree program for those who want a deeper understanding of the accounting, economics and quantitative tools used in investment management. The MSFA program provides a unique combination of academic rigor and practical expertise. It integrates the rigorous analytical training required by the financial profession with solid grounding in the ethical behavior that underpins financial markets and transactions.

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