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Co-Sponsored by IPFP and the KSU Foundation

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Certified Financial Planner® Board Approved Program

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Meets Educational Requirements for
Accredited Financial Counselor™ Exam

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2017 North Central Region Mature Program
(Credit) Award

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2015 Distinguished Program:
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Institute of Personal Financial Planning

Graduate Programs
Program Coordinator
Institute of Personal Financial Planning
Kansas State University
307 Justin Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-1403

785-532-5505 fax

Online Master's Program in Personal Financial Planning

Student with laptopInterested in a distance-based curriculum that allows you to sit for the Certified Financial Planner certification examination? Kansas State University has an award-winning program for you!




CFP Board Approved Program


Nationally Recognized


3 tracks to suit needs


Only 30 credit hours required


Earn up to 2 Graduate Certificates


Why K-State?

  • We are innovators in financial therapy, financial counseling, and applied financial planning.
  • We are the first university to offer curriculum in financial therapy.
  • Our programs are nationally recognized as among the best in financial planning.

Why this program?

  • You have the option of three tracks to suit your needs.
  • You can earn up to two graduate certificates while completing your degree.
  • Only 30 credits hours are required.

What are my class options?

Option 1:Financial PlanningLeads to a graduate certificate in Personal Financial Planning
Option 2:Financial TherapyLeads to a graduate certificate in Financial Therapy
Option 3:Advanced Financial PlanningDesigned for existing CFP® professionals

Learn more about the curriculum here.