Credit Analysts

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Occupation Description

Credit analysts assist clients, including individuals or firms, through study and interpretation of credit data and financial information. The information they gain is used to understand and advise the degree of risk that comes with extending credit or loans to prospective debtors. Credit analysts also prepare reports with information involving credit history and other important factors to help in making these decisions.

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Required Education

Bachelor's degree
Specific Programs:
Bachelors in Business Administration
Bachelors in Finance

Required Work Experience


National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth