This accelerated online certificate program is designed for financial professionals with relevant work experience and credentials who are preparing for CFP® Certification. The 6-course curriculum is comprised of five core courses covering the major disciplines of financial planning and the required Financial Plan Development capstone course. To learn more about the CFP® certification process, visit The instructor-led online courses blend live, web-based sessions with online discussion boards, assignments, and testing. Each course is scheduled over a 4-week period and include two 3-hour live sessions each week. Students are provided a two week window between courses to pre-study materials for the next course. Candidates complete the required curriculum within nine months. It is recommended that students have three years of work experience in the investment, banking, insurance, or financial planning business or three years of experience as a CPA, attorney at law, CLU, ChFC, or EA. A Series 7 license also is highly recommended. To learn more, click here

Yvette de la Cruz
(310) 206-1654

Estimated Cost
Application & Candidacy Fee: $200.00*
Estimated Program Tuition: $4,500.00
Estimated Total Cost: $4,700.00

Students are required to purchase and pre-study course study materials prior to each course session. Estimated costs for these materials are $85 (plus tax and shipping) for each course. Once enrolled, students are provided specific instructions for ordering the materials.

*This program is open admission. The Application & Candidacy fee establishes your candidacy in the certificate for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and allows you to access a variety of program benefits.

Internship Available: No

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