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Department of Personal Financial Planning

Undergraduate Program
Jill Parker
Kansas State University
343E Justin Hall
1324 Lovers Lane
Manhattan, KS 66506-1403

785-532-5505 fax

Personal Financial Planning Minor

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

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.

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. You can enroll either through our online form or by visiting Tierra Dimond (Justin 343J) or Jill Parker (Justin 343E) to complete the paper form in person.

Pairs well with these majors:
  • Accounting
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Professional Strategic Selling

Pairs well with these jobs:
  • Insurance Agent
  • Loan Officer, Commercial Banker, or Investment Banker
  • Personal Banker
  • Public Accountant/CPA
  • Tax Preparer

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.