Invest in Your Future in Financial Planning
Gain the knowledge, skills, and credentials to succeed at every stage of your financial planning career. At the industry-leading College for Financial Planning®—a Kaplan Company, you can pursue a professional certification, complete your CFP® certification education, or earn a master’s degree 100% online, on your schedule.
Stay competitive while preparing to create better outcomes for your clients. Our adaptive curriculum evolves with the industry, bringing you groundbreaking programs in areas such as: behavioral finance; domestic partnerships; sustainable, responsible, and impact (SRI) investments; and more.
Flexibility for Working Adults
Learn from expert faculty with more than 150 years of combined industry experience. As the College that introduced the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification and an early adopter of online education, our HLC-accredited College draws upon a rich history in financial education to empower you to build a secure and rewarding career in financial planning.
Explore Our Diversified Portfolio of Programs
- Accredited Asset Management Specialist℠ – AAMS®
- Accredited Behavioral Finance Professional℠ – ABFP®
- Accredited Domestic Partnership Advisor℠ – ADPA®
- Accredited Portfolio Management Advisor℠ – APMA®
- Accredited Wealth Management Advisor℠ – AWMA®
- Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor℠ – CRPC®
- Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist℠ – CRPS®
- Chartered SRI Counselor℠ – CSRIC®
- Financial Paraplanner Qualified Professional℠ – FPQP®
- Sports & Entertainment Accredited Wealth Management Advisor℠ – SE-AWMA℠
- Wealth Management Specialist℠ – WMS℠
Financial Advising Accelerator Certificate Program
College for Financial Planning is proud to introduce a certificate program designed for new and early career financial advisors. This engaging self-study program—delivered 100% online—helps aspiring financial advisors gain key advising and business-building skills necessary to effectively engage with clients and build a robust book of business. Get started today and set a solid foundation for your financial planning career.
About the College for Financial Planning®
Invest in Your Career and Your Clients
Which Program Is Right for Me?
Select the stage of your financial planning career to find which College for Financial Planning program will help you advance to the next level:
- Launching a new career or changing careers
- Early career
- Advanced career
Credit for Prior Coursework
Through our stackable programs, you can save time and money by applying existing credits to future credentials. Professional certifications can be used toward your CFP® certification education or a master’s degree, and the CFP® certification stacks into the master’s in personal financial planning.
Ben Haas, CFP®, CRPC®, ABFP™️
Wealth Manager at Haas Financial Group
February 8 Webinar: Retirement Advisor Insights
Join us live to learn about ways to think about required minimum distributions (RMDs) as part of retirement planning.
LPL Financial, Kaplan Announce Strategic Educational Agreement
As a new participant in LPL’s Vendor Affinity Program, Kaplan will provide a comprehensive portfolio of financial education offerings.
January 31 Webinar: Behavioral Finance & Investor Biases
Join us live to learn to identify and manage stress-induced behaviors in clients and professionals alike.
Take the Next Step to Secure Your Future With the College for Financial Planning®
Have questions or want to know more? Contact us today.
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board) owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, and CFP® (with plaque design) in the United States, which it authorizes use of by individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.
The College for Financial Planning®—a Kaplan Company does not certify individuals to use the CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, and CFP (with plaque logo) certification marks. CFP® certification is granted only by Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. to those persons who, in addition to completing an educational requirement such as this CFP Board-Registered Program, have met its ethics, experience, and examination requirements. The College for Financial Planning®—a Kaplan Company is an education and exam prep review provider for the CFP® Certification Examination administered by Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. CFP Board does not endorse any education or review course or receive financial remuneration from education or review course providers.