One of the leading Finance certifications, the CFP® designation is the recognized
standard for establishing professional credibility within the field of financial planning.
The CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER Professional Certificate Program at Florida Atlantic
University is registered with the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc.
(CFP Board). As a CFP Board-Registered Program, our courses satisfy the CFP Board’s
education requirement, allowing an individual to sit for the CFP® Certification Examination.
- Format: Tuesdays or Thursdays
August 30- November 1, 2018
April 23- June 25, 2019
Dec. 5, 2019 – February 20, 2020
- Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
- Hours: 40 Hours/4.0 CEUs
- Sessions: 10
- Fee: $750 - Includes parking
- Location: Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton Campus
An overview of retirement needs, Social Security and Medicare, alternative types of retirement plans, qualified plan rules and options, IRAs, Roth IRAs and other tax advantaged plans, retirement plan regulations including defined benefit and contribution plans, business firm plan selection, distribution rules. Group employee benefits plans, stock, and stock option plans, non-qualified plans, and employer/employee insurance plans.
Instructional Method and Format:
- Instructor-led by qualified CFP® certified professors
- A blended-learning approach which includes both in-class review, discussions, online assignments and practice questions
- Incorporate in-class, online and independent study activities.
- Follows the CFP Board’s recommended curriculum which weights topics according to exam relevance
Florida Atlantic University does not certify individuals to use the CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER and federally registered CFP (with flame logo) certification marks. CFP certification is granted only by Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. to those persons who, in addition to completing an educational requirement such as this CFP Board-Registered Program, have met its ethics, experience and examination requirements.
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER and federally registered CFP (with flame logo), which it awards to individuals who successfully complete initial and ongoing certification requirements.