NCCU School of Business Now Offers Financial Planner Certification Program

Posted November 17, 2021, 11:52AM

North Carolina Central University (NCCU) School of Business has expanded its academic offerings with a Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. (CFP Board)-approved financial planning certification.

Students enrolled in the program must complete the educational requirements for CFP certification examination. Courses provide instruction on the general principles required to become a successful financial planner, including knowledge of professional ethics as well as knowledge and skills required to prepare a financial plan.

“Coupled with the School of Business academic offerings, this certification is a fitting enhancement for degree seeking students that will serve as a great resource for those seeking to continue education in their respective fields,” said Anthony Nelson, Ph.D., dean of the NCCU School of Business.

The program is conveniently available through the NCCU Office of Continuing Education, making it an ideal choice for busy professionals seeking educational advancement. Upon fulfilling coursework requirements, individuals gain a certificate of completion from NCCU.

“The CFP Board is pleased to approve the program at North Carolina Central University as a CFP Board Registered Program,” said Douglas S. King, CFP, chair of CFP Board’s Board of Directors.  “As student interest in financial planning as a career continues to grow, we anticipate that North Carolina Central University’s program will contribute significantly to the number of qualified candidates seeking to attain the CFP certification, the standard of excellence for competent and ethical financial planning.”

For more information, contact Clayton Mack, associate director of NCCU Distance Education at cmack@NCCU.EDU or 919-530-7620, or visit here.

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