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ABA Certificate in General Banking

Develop a broad understanding of the underpinnings of the banking industry. Dive deeply into the purpose of specific banking functions and the role of banking in the economy. Gain practical knowledge of the core principles of accounting and economics. Explore legal and regulatory issues, compliance matters, as well as the fundamentals of bank marketing. Learn how to identify and resolve ethical issues.

By completing the ABA Certificate in General Banking curriculum, you'll build a solid understanding of foundational concepts in the banking industry.

Required Courses

You must complete the following courses to earn your certificate. No substitutions or previous college credit will be accepted.

Facilitated Online: Four to sixteen weeks each in duration, and you can select your start date and log in at your convenience. Estimated learning time is 3 hours per week.

Self-Paced Online: Learn at your own pace. This course is approx. 25 minutes in length.

Course Credits

ABA Professional Certifications: 37.5 CLBB; 15 CFMP


​Questions? Please contact ABA Training for more information.


 How to Earn


Register for each required course individually. You may select your start dates for each of the required Facilitated Online courses when you register for them.

Once you have completed all of your requirements, please request your Certificate from Member Services.


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