Candidates of the Annual School Session may apply for consideration to be admitted directly into the second year if they possess one of the following:

  • A graduate degree (MBA, MS Finance or JD)
  • A professional certification (CPA, CFP or CFA)
  • A Bachelor’s degree plus a diploma from one of the approved intermediate-level banking schools below
  • Examiners who have completed a specific level of training may also qualify

Approved Intermediate Banking Schools

  • Dakota School of Banking
  • Georgia School of Banking
  • Illinois Community Bankers School
  • Iowa School of Banking
  • Kansas/Nebraska Advanced School of Banking
  • Kentucky General School of Banking
  • Missouri School of Bank Management
  • New England School for Financial Studies
  • Oklahoma Intermediate School
  • South Carolina School of Banking
  • Texas Tech School of Banking
  • Western States School of Banking