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Extended Student Services Hours:

Thursday
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Janice Nikkel
Program Coordinator

Personal Financial Planning Master's Degree

The personal financial planning master's degree incorporates macro and microeconomics, finance, financial planning ethics, computer applications of financial data and counseling skills.

Upon completion of the program, students will earn a master's in personal financial planning and be eligible to sit for the CFP® Certification Examination.

The program is offered through the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (Great Plains IDEA).

Careers in Personal Financial Planning

K-State compiles post-graduation employment information. That information and other career assistance information can be found on the K-State Career Center website.

Individuals who earn the personal financial planning master's degree will meet the educational requirements for careers including:

  • Registered Financial Consultant
  • Registered Financial Associate
  • Certified Retirement Counselor
  • Accredited Financial Counselor

Accreditation

Kansas State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

The personal financial planning master's degree is offered through the School of Family Studies and Human Services in the College of Human Ecology.

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