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Co-Sponsored by IPFP and the KSU Foundation

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Certified Financial Planner® Board Approved Program

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Meets Educational Requirements for Accredited Financial Counselor™ Exam

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2017 North Central Region Mature Program
(Credit) Award

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2015 Distinguished Program:
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Department of Personal Financial Planning

Graduate Programs
Tierra Dimond
Kansas State University
343 Justin Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-1403

785-532-5505 fax

Master's in Personal Financial Planning

Student with laptopInterested in a distance-based curriculum that allows you to sit for the Certified Financial Planner certification examination? Kansas State University has an award-winning program for you!


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CFP Board Approved Program

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Nationally Recognized

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3 tracks to suit needs

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Only 30 credit hours required

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Earn up to 2 Graduate Certificates

Why K-State?

  • We are innovators in financial therapy, financial counseling, and applied financial planning.
  • We are the first university to offer curriculum in financial therapy.
  • Our programs are nationally recognized as among the best in financial planning.

Why this program?

  • You have the option of three tracks to suit your needs.
  • You can earn up to two graduate certificates while completing your degree.
  • Only 30 credits hours are required.

What are my program track options?

Option 1:Financial PlanningLeads to a graduate certificate in Personal Financial Planning
Option 2:Financial TherapyLeads to a graduate certificate in Financial Therapy
Option 3:Advanced Financial PlanningDesigned for existing CFP® professionals

Learn more about the curriculum here.