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Military Course Information

The College for Financial Planning is committed to assisting military students, family members, and DOD civilians in pursuing their education goals in the financial services industry. This could include earning one of the College’s professional designations, preparing for CFP Board’s educational requirements, or earning a graduate degree.

You may be pursuing your educational goals in the financial services industry for various reasons. You may be transferring from the military to civilian life and need a strong foundation in a field that continues to grow. You may want to add to the general knowledge you have in a field (e.g., Senior NCOs and officers desiring to provide better personal financial planning guidance to their “troops”). As a military spouse, you may want to enter a career that is transportable. For DOD civilians, you may desire to learn more about an area in which you currently work. The College can work with you to achieve your specific educational goals.

Here are a few reasons why you should choose the College for Financial Planning as your financial services education provider:

  • Since 1972, the College has been the preeminent provider of financial planning education. Our CFP Certification Professional Education Program is the industry’s gold standard.
  • The College has six financial services designations that range from entry-level education (Foundations in Financial Planning) to higher-level investment and retirement courses.
  • The College’s graduate degrees offer three areas of study: M.S., Personal Financial Planning major; a Master of Science in Finance (MSF); and an MSF, Financial Analysis major.
  • The College provides different mediums for education delivery. The CFP Certification Professional Education Program and most of the College’s designations are offered either self-study or through an online synchronous platform. The Graduate Degree Program is offered through an online asynchronous platform.
  • We accept VA and Tuition Assistance.
  • We offer military-specific scholarships.
  • We offer reduced graduate tuition for military members and spouses

The College is a Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Consortium member.

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