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To qualify for the Accelerated program, you must have:

  • An MBA or MS in Finance from an accredited institution
  • At least 5 years of experience in financial services
  • Acquired knowledge in at least three of the following areas; financial statement analysis, bank operations, credit administration, accounting and economics
  • Be employed by an ABA member bank, or financial institution
  • Employees of ABA member banks who have completed the ABA Business of Banking (BoB) program are eligible to apply for the Accelerated program.
  • Graduates of the PA Advanced Banking School offered by the Pennsylvania Bankers Association also qualify to apply for the accelerated program.

Accelerated students attend Years 2 and 3 from the regular Stonier program, completing Stonier in two consecutive resident sessions.