SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. — Shippensburg University’s finance program was accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program.
The program acknowledges the university’s finance program for incorporating the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge, which outlines the knowledge, skill and abilities generally accepted and applied by investment professionals globally.
Additionally, the program recognizes SU for placing emphasis on standards of ethics, education and professional excellence outlined in the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.
Induction into the program positions students to obtain the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, an internationally respected and recognized investment credential.
In addition, the program will allow three CFA Program Awareness Scholarships to be awarded to SU finance students each fiscal year.
SU is one of only 299 institutions in the world and the only school within Pennsylvania’s state system of higher education that was named to the program.