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Personal Financial Planning Awards

The online personal financial planning programs have received the following award:

2015 Distinguished Credit Program Award

Association for Continuing Higher Education

Kansas State University's online personal financial planning master's degree, graduate certificate and doctoral program received a Distinguished Credit Program Award for originality, innovation and student success.

The programs teach students to solve real-world problems and integrate knowledge about personal finance and relationships, fulfilling requirements for the designations of Certified Financial Planner, Registered Financial Consultant, Registered Financial Associate, Certified Retirement Counselor, and Accredited Financial Counselor. Additionally, students have found success through participation in professional groups, professional leadership positions, teaching, research and publication.

"I chose Kansas State University for the hybrid delivery, diverse faculty, international travel and career enhancement as a practitioner, consultant, educator and researcher."

– Callie, M.S., O.D., 2011 Cohort


Student Success Video

“I chose financial planning because it was an opportunity to take economic and financial areas I was interested in, but work with people and apply them directly to their situations.”

– Derek, doctoral program