Gainful Employment Disclosure: Certificate in Financial Planning
Program Name: Certificate in Financial Planning (18 credits)
DeSales is currently the only Certified Financial Planner® (CFP) Board Registered Program in the Lehigh Valley. Completion of this certificate program satisfies the education coursework requirement in order to register for the CFP® Certification Examination. Students with a specialty in financial planning can choose a career within a full array of jobs. You can be a self-employed financial advisor, or work for various financial institutions such as: Banks, saving institutions, credit unions, brokerage firms, law offices, and human resource departments.
This program is designed to be completed in 48 weeks.
This program will cost $10,610 if completed within normal time, using 2019-2020 published costs. (costs as of Fall/Session 1, which starts August 2019)
$9,144 for tuition and fees ($508 per credit)
$1,466 for books, supplies, and equipment (estimated)
Other Costs (not included above, estimated):
Estimated off -campus room and board: $7,048
Transportation/Personal Expenses: $5,112
Application Fee: $30
Certificate Fee: $35 (at program completion)
Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with N/A* of debt.
*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
The following States do not have licensure requirements for this profession:
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