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The Certified Financial Planning program prepares students to sit for the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) exam offered through the CFP Board and launch a career in a fast-growing industry. Certified Financial Planners know the ins and outs of investing, saving, and money management. We see you learning to navigate risk and opportunity in the financial markets, understand how to balance clients’ goals with their income, and devise holistic financial plans to ensure stability and growth. 

Dive A Little Deeper

This program is offered online through the Low-Cost Models for Independent Colleges consortium (LCMC).  It is available to students who have already completed a bachelor’s degree in any topic, however, undergraduate preparation in accounting and/or finance is suggested.  The coursework provides students with the knowledge necessary to take the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) exam, offered by the Certified Financial Planner Board.

Required Courses

CFP 301 General Principles of Financial Planning (3 credits)
FP 302 Risk Management and Insurance Planning (3 credits)
CFP 303 Investment Planning (3 credits)
CFP 304 Tax Planning (3 credits)
CFP 305 Retirement Savings and Income Planning (3 credits)
CFP 306 Estate Planning (3 credits)
CFP 307 Financial Plan Development (3 credits)

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