Educating tomorrow's financial planning professionals and researchers
The Department of Personal Financial Planning, in the Division of Applied Social Sciences in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, is nationally and internationally recognized for its premier education, research and outreach programs. The department offers undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs that are registered with the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. These programs meet the education requirement needed to sit for the national CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ exam. The award-winning faculty provide an ideal environment for student success. Students have excellent opportunities to engage in professional development, intern at leading financial planning firms and conduct research that addresses critical financial needs and informs theory and policy development.
CFP Board-Registered Program
Meets Educational Requirements for the CFP® Exam
Meets Educational Requirements for the AFC® Exam
Learn Your Risk Tolerance
It’s Research-Based! Want to improve your personal finances? Start by taking this quiz to get an idea of your risk tolerance–one of the fundamental issues to consider when planning your investment strategy, either alone or in consultation with a professional.
DID YOU KNOW
…The financial planning career path is growing faster than average with a projected growth rate of 7% through 2028.
U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook