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Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning

Whether you are established in or new to the financial industry, our graduate certificate in financial planning can help you become a Certified Financial PlannerTM practitioner. The program is registered with the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. (CFP Board) and qualifies you to take the CFP® Certification Examination.

The program consists of six courses offered in the evening. Our program is one of the few offered for academic credit. Should you decide to pursue an MBA at Salem State, these courses can count as MBA electives.


Please visit graduate admissions to apply.


    Visit the 2015-2016 School of Graduate Studies catalog graduate certificate in financial planning page for more course details and program requirements.

    Please Note: Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the trademarks CFP®, Certified Financial PlannerTM and certification marks in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete the CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements. Salem State College does not certify individuals to use the CFP®, Certified Financial PlannerTM and certification marks. CFP® certification is granted solely by Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. to individuals who, in addition to completing an educational requirement such as this CFP Board-registered program, have met ethics, experience and examination requirements.

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