This program is perfect for...
- Those in related fields, such as bankers, CPAs, trust officers, and attorneys, who want to deepen their skills in personal financial planning
- People already in the field of personal finance looking for advanced certification
- Individuals seeking advancement and updated skills in personal finance management
- Students who are interested in becoming personal financial planners
What you can learn.
- How recent financial upheavals and legislation impact personal financial planning professionals
- Qualitative and quantitative methods used to make financial-planning decisions
- Principles of investment analysis, portfolio management, and capital markets
- Ethical issues confronting financial professionals
What our certificates have done for our students.
recommend a certificate program to others
switched careers after completing a certificate program
feel a certificate helped them enhance their careers
1 out of 4
received a salary increase after starting a certificate program
Click below to view the required and elective courses, if applicable, for this program.
Students must take a minimum of 4 courses in Personal Financial Planning or as many as nine for the concentration in Personal Financial Planning. Courses must be numbered X 1-199 or X 400-499.
Candidates must complete 36 units of coursework within the academic disciplines of Management. A minimum of 4 courses (16 units) must be in Personal Financial Planning. The remaining 5 courses can be any management courses of your choice numbered X 1-199 or X 400-499.
Estimated Cost Breakdown
All courses in this program are paid for individually. An application form is required to establish candidacy in this program. From the 'Apply Now' button, complete the online application and pay the application fee if applicable.
Application & Candidacy Fee
Estimated Program Tuition
Estimated program textbook/materials
*The Application & Candidacy Fee establishes your candidacy in the program for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and may allow you to access a variety of program benefits.
Visa Requirement Applicable
VA Benefit Eligible
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