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Certified Financial Planner

Become a Certified Financial Planner®  

As baby boomers look to retirement, including a record number of financial planners, there is a growing demand for professionals who can help people successfully navigate the rapidly changing world of personal finance.*

The College of Business is now offering an opportunity for professionals to take additional courses to become eligible to sit for the CFP® certification exam.


Benefits of Working Toward CFP® Certification at Husson

Here’s why working toward becoming a CFP® is a smart investment:

Boost your career and earning potential. Financial planners are in-demand*, and getting certified will give you the knowledge and credentials you need to be more marketable and maximize your earning potential.

Enjoy flexibility. Courses are offered at hours convenient for working professionals, and many are offered online. Our admissions staff is ready to help you explore your options.

Experience the Husson advantage. As the largest College of Business in Maine, Husson has developed a strong reputation for developing quality programs that respond to market needs. In fact, Husson is the first and only institution in the state to offer this opportunity.

Enrolling is easy. Complete the Division of Online and Extended Learning non-degree application -- it’s as simple as that! If you are a Husson alumnus, be sure to indicate that you have previously completed Husson courses. As a Husson alumnus, we’ll waive the $40 application fee.

*The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the demand for personal financial advisors is projected to grow 15% through 2026, much than the average for all occupations. The median wage for personal financial advisors was $90,530 in 2016.
Apply to the Division of Extended Learning

Courses

We’ll provide you with a complimentary transcript evaluation to determine which courses you need to complete to be eligible to sit for the CFP® exam. Once you’ve completed the necessary courses, we approve your status of eligibility to sit for the CFP® exam.

AC 441 | Federal Taxation I
AC 442 | Federal Taxation II
BA 271 | Risk Management
BA 302 | Business Ethics
BA 344 | Personal Financial Planning
BA 351 | Internship
BA 364 | Corporate Options & Structure
BA 365 | Financial Management
BA 434 | International Finance
BA 460 | Investments I
BA 466 | Investments II
BA 481 | Benefits and Estate Planning
BA 486 | Financial Plan Development

 

Tuition

Tuition is the standard rate for extended learning undergraduate courses. (2018-19: $912 for on-campus and $1,038 for online courses).

NOTE: The CFP® exam and all associated fees are  administered by the CFP® Board and not Husson University.

About the CFP ® Board

CFP Board is a Washington, D.C.-based independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to benefit the public by granting, upholding and promoting the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM (CFP®) certification. Those who earn the certification are distinguishing themselves among their peers by meeting CFP Board’s education, examination, experience and ethics requirements. Students completing the financial planning program at Husson University will have met the educational requirement for the CFP® Certification Examination administered by CFP Board.

Learn more about CFP Board here.

 

Contact

Advance your career and earning potential today! We’re here to walk you through the simple enrollment process and answer your questions.

 

Name
Phone and Email Address
Stephanie Cadwell
Associate Director of Transfer Admissions
207.941.7024
cadwells@husson.edu
Commons 126
Husson University
1 College Circle
Bangor, Maine 04401