CMSA® Career Information

The Capital Markets & Securities Analyst program covers the many asset classes, trading strategies, and procedures used in the capital markets, and is ideal for anyone who wants to work in capital markets, whether on the buy-side or the sell-side. The program aims to give the experience to make investment decisions and utilize appropriate trading strategies for different scenarios.

The CMSA® Program teaches the products and strategies that institutional investors, such as hedge funds, fund managers, salespeople, and traders at banks and securities firms require.
The CMSA® program teaches:
  • the fundamentals as well as advanced topics for equities, fixed income, foreign exchange, commodities, derivatives, portfolio management, and hedge funds. 
  • a comprehensive study on strategies with derivatives (options, futures, forwards, swaps). 

Common career paths are the following:

  • Sales & Trading
  • Asset & Portfolio Management
  • Wealth Management
  • Buy-side and Sell-side Analysts
  • Treasury
  • Risk Management

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