Graduate Certificate in

Financial Planning

A LAUNCH PAD FOR A FINANCIAL PLANNING CAREER

Start your journey toward a career as a financial planner, investment adviser, or money manager by earning a Financial Planning Certificate from GGU. The certificate program meets the educational requirement of the Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP™) designation. Students can continue at GGU and earn the Master of Science in Financial Planning with as few as three additional courses. GGU offers a 100% online option to accommodate students with busy lives.

Many business professionals recognize the importance of advanced study in finance, but have neither the time nor the need to complete the requirements for a traditional academic degree. For such students, a graduate certificate is the ideal solution. The courses enable students to master all of the critical functional areas of financial planning. The program culminates in a capstone case course in which members of the class prepare and deliver comprehensive financial plans.

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Online
San Francisco
Hybrid

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning requires the completion of seven courses (21 units), plus any necessary prerequisite courses. Before the certificate courses can be completed, prerequisites must be satisfied through transfer of equivalent coursework or by taking the courses at Golden Gate University.

No comprehensive examination is required.

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