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Introducing the FISD FIA v4.0

FISD upgraded the FISD FIA certification to cover more topics that are timely for today's market data professionals such as ESG, cloud, machine learning, AI, and alternative data.

FISD FIA v4.0 Exam + v4.0 Finance Modules eTraining Bundle Available for $940 USD

This bundle pricing is exclusively available for FISD members. . Visit the FIA Training page for more information. Purchase your bundle online or contact Hope Wilkes to purchase via invoice.

What's on the Exams?

FISD worked with senior and experienced practitioners to develop the Level 1 and Level 2 exams ensuring that candidates would be tested on the most critical industry knowledge.

Looking for a broad foundation in the market data industry? 

The Financial Information Associate (FISD FIA, an FISD Level 1 exam) covers four major topics: markets, data, technology, issues & trends.


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Ready to take a narrower focus?

Increase your expertise in one part of the industry! Tackle an FISD Level 2 exam for a deep dive into a single topic. The first exam in this new series covers data licensing.


DOWNLOAD FREE FISD DATA LICENSING MODULE SYLLABUS  

Train for the Exam

Though training is not mandatory, you or your colleagues might require some additional education to master all of the syllabus material. FISD has invited a number of trusted training organizations to create study materials and courses tailored to the suite of FISD Professional Certification exams.

FIA TRAINING PARTNERS

Take the Exam

FISD Professional Certification exams are available at 900+ Kryterion testing centers around the world. 

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Who's Been Certified?

Over 1,400 people have passed the FISD FIA exam. Revel in your accomplishment or verify someone else’s credential in the directory.

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