How to complete your AFE Accredited Financial Examiner certification exam? There are five requirements for obtaining the AFE designation, including:Education requirements: A bachelor’s degree, master of science (MS), or M.B.A. in accounting from an accredited college or university or be a Certified Public Accountant.Examination requirements: AFE Exam (AFE1, AFE2, AFE3, AFE4)Work-related experience requirements: To qualify