Personal Financial Planning Minor

Personal financial planning is a growing field and a necessary skill in today’s complex financial market. The personal financial planning minor provides students with an overview of the content needed to thrive in the financial planning profession. This minor includes three of the six required courses to sit for the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® exam.

This minor is a great complement to students in these majors:

  • Accounting
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Human Development & Family Science
  • Professional Strategic Selling

Program Requirements

Fifteen credits - six hours of core content and nine hours of specified electives - are required to complete the Personal Financial Planning Minor. At least nine credit hours must be completed at Kansas State University. Students must achieve a cumulative 2.50 GPA in the courses counting toward their minor to complete the program.

Completing the CFP® program:

If you are interested in completing the remaining courses for the CFP® exam, they are available to undergraduate students within the PFP major or can be completed later through our PFP graduate certificate.

Enrolling in the Minor

There are no entrance requirements to enroll in the minor. However, several of the individual courses do require a minimum of a 2.5 GPA as part of their prerequisites.

  • Questions? Email Jill Parker, Undergraduate Program Coordinator.

Career Opportunities:

  • Commercial banker
  • Financial planner
  • Insurance agent
  • Investment banker
  • Loan officer
  • Personal banker
  • Tax preparer
  • Wealth advisor