Temple University, in partnership with Kaplan Schweser, the leading provider of financial planning and education, offers the Certificate in Financial Planning (CFP) Program. This program meets the challenges faced by today's financial planning professionals in the brokerage, insurance, accounting, banking and related fields. This accelerated certificate program is designed around the demanding schedules of working professionals. The program benefits both experienced professionals seeking to advance their careers and those entering the field. The program fulfills the educational component, one of the four requirements for the CFP certification, established by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. This certificate is a cohort program which requires the successful completion of all course modules to earn the certificate.

The next session is scheduled to begin in Fall 2021 (September 2021).

Required six courses for the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Certificate Program:

  1. General Financial Planning Principles, Professional Conduct, and Regulation/Risk Management, Insurance and Employee Benefits
  2. Investment Planning
  3. Retirement Savings and Income
  4. Tax Planning
  5. Estate Planning
  6. Capstone Case Course in Financial Planning

To view course descriptions for each the modules, click on the hyperlinked courses to the right.

Books and study materials are an additional cost, and included in the program tuition. Plan to spend around $500 on books and other study materials.

The next session is scheduled to begin in Fall 2021 semester. The program will run from September 10, 2021 through May 21, 2022. We are planning for the CFP program to be offered live, in-person at the Temple University Center City (TUCC) campus. For more information or to be added to our mailing list, contact us at ncce@temple.edu.

LEARN MORE about CFP

Attend an live, online information session to learn more about the CFP certificate program and ask questions from an instructor. Information sessions will be held in July and August. Register here for one of our upcoming, live online information sessions.

Questions? Contact our office at ncce@temple.edu or 267-468-8500.

Participants who attend the free information session and then register for the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Certificate Program, will receive a $250 discount of the certificate program fee.

CFP Cancellation, Withdrawal and Refund Policy

A participant who withdraws from a non-credit course, in writing, up to one-week (seven business days) prior to the starting date of the first course, will receive a refund, minus a $200 withdrawal fee. There are no other refunds. If you need to withdraw from the program, you have the option of re-entering during the next program offering. Tuition does not include books and materials. For more information contact us at ncce@temple.edu or 267-468-8500.

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Description

CERTIFICATE IN FINANCIAL PLANNING (CFP): There are six required courses for the CFP Certificate Program. You must register and pay for the certificate program. The courses are not offered separately. Fee: $5,500 (The next session is scheduled to begin in September 2021 and end in May 2022). Books and study materials are an additional fee, approximately $500 for the entire program. Books and study materials are not included in the program fee.

CFP Cancellation, Withdrawal and Refund Policy

A participant who withdraws from a non-credit course, in writing, up to one-week (seven business days) prior to the starting date of the first course, will receive a refund, minus a $200 withdrawal fee. There are no other refunds. If you need to withdraw from the program, you have the option of re-entering during the next program offering. Tuition does not include books and materials. For more information contact us at ncce@temple.edu or 267-468-8500.

Certificate Price
Course Fee : $5,500.00
Potential Discount(s)
Deadline to Start Last Course
Never expires

Courses

Minimum Required

6 Course(s)