Stand Alone: Yes
Total Credit Hours: 18
Certificate description: The purpose of the Financial and Housing Certificate is to develop a student’s financial and housing counseling skills and to prepare a student to sit for the Accredited Financial Counselor and Certified Housing Counselor exam offered through the National Association for Financial Planning and Counseling Education. Students with this background would be equipped to provide professional assistance in debt counseling, financial management, and housing finance to those in need. Typical clients would include those with low levels of income and resources, disaster recovery, and military personnel dealing with financial and housing issues related to deployment or relocation. This certificate is offered collaboratively with the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (GP-IDEA).