About Personal Financial Planning

The Department of Personal Financial Planning, in the College of Human Environmental Sciences, is nationally and internationally recognized for its premier education and research programs. The Department offers undergraduate, graduate, and certificate CFP Board-Registered Programs that prepare students to meet the education requirement to sit for the CFP® certification examination. The award-winning faculty provide an ideal environment for student success. Students have excellent opportunities to intern at leading financial planning firms, to participate in peer financial advising in the Office for Financial Success, and to conduct research with a purpose.


Our Office for Financial Success offers no-cost financial counseling and tax preparation?

Mission Statement

Discovering and delivering solutions to challenging problems in the area of personal finance. We do this through

  • Research
  • Education
  • Engagement and
  • Training the next generation of CFP® professionals for exciting and rewarding careers.