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Family Financial Planning Graduate Certificate: Financial and Housing Counseling option

 

Program Description

Sample plan of study

Frequently asked questions

Graduate faculty information

Admission requirements

Tuition and Fees

Contact information

 


 

Program Description

Family financial planning is an emerging area with job opportunities in areas related to insurance, real estate, investments, retirement, tax and estate planning. Financial planners are increasingly in demand as Americans seek financial advisors to help manage their income, assets, and debts.

Students enrolled in the online financial and housing counseling graduate certificate are able to sit for the Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC) or Certified Housing Counselor (CHC) exams available through the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education (AFCPE).

Career opportunities available to persons with special training in Family Financial Planning include:

The online Financial and Housing Counseling Graduate Certificate consists of 18 credits and is offered through the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (GPIDEA). For more information the Great Plains IDEA consortium go to: www.gpidea.org.

Graduate certificates are an excellent way to earn creditals and decide if a full master's program is right for you. Credits offered in this program can be transferred into the full online M.S. in HDFS: Family Financial Planning program.

 

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Sample Plan of Study

Required Core Courses:

Elective Courses: (6 CREDITS)

Total Credits: 18

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

F.A.Q.'s will be added at a later date.

 


 

Graduate Faculty

For information about graduate faculty for this program as well as their current research interests, visit the Financial and Housing Counseling graduate certificate bulletin page.

 


 

Admission

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Students interested in this program should apply under the family financial planning graduate certificate option. For current admission requirements, visit the Financial and Housing Counseling graduate certificate bulletin page.

 

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Contact information

NDSU Department of Human Development and Family Science
Phone: 701-231-8269
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Web: http://www.ndsu.edu/hdfs/

NDSU Distance & Continuing Education
Phone: 1-800-726-1724 or 701-231-7015
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NDSU Graduate School
Phone: 701-231-7033
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Web: www.ndsu.edu/prospective/students/

 

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