Become a Financial Planner
The CFP® Board has registered more than 150 educational programs. You can get a certificate in financial planning or enroll in a baccalaureate or graduate financial planning degree program. Completion of CFP® Board-approved programs enable individuals to sit for the CFP® certification examination.
There are many types of programs, so you can choose one that suits your needs and lifestyle. The list of registered education programs consist of:
- Traditional classroom programs
- Distance learning programs through self-study or independent study
- A growing number of online programs
FPA members also recieve exclusive discounts on CFP® educational programs through several well-known providers, including Kaplan Professional, Keir Educational Resources, The College for Financial Planning, and The Dalton Review. Save hundreds on CFP® education through FPA's Member Discount Program.