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Personal Financial Planning, Graduate Certificate

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Stand Alone:  Yes  
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Total Credit Hours:  18 

Certificate description: Students may earn a Certificate in Personal Financial Planning in this resident, non-degree, post-baccalaureate CFP® Board registered program. Graduate coursework in Personal Financial Planning at the University of Missouri analyzes household and consumer economic conditions and behavior, economic and social policy and the interrelationships among these elements. The Certificate focuses just on the education needed to sit for the CFP® exam.

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For information about certificate, contact:
Dr. Deanna L. Sharpe, PhD. Associate Professor

 (573) 882-7836
Address:  Department of Personal Financial Planning, College of Human Environmental Sciences 239 Stanley Hall, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211

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Graduate Certificate in Personal Financial Planning
Program Length36 months
Program Costs
  • $6,948 for in-state tuition
  • $12,074 for out-of-state tuition
  • $1,130 for mandatory fees
  • $1,026 for books and supplies
  • This College charges an additional $59.10 per credit hour for course fee.
  • All tuition and fees are subject to change. A student’s residency (e.g., resident vs. nonresident), location (e.g., on campus vs. online) and enrollment level (i.e., number of credit hours taken) effect tuition and fee costs. Visit the MU Cashiers Office website for more program cost information.
Median DebtFewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
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