Family Financial Planning Option
Family Financial Planning Option 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 advisers to help manage their income, assets, and debts.
Earn Your Family Financial Planning Degree Online
The College of Human Development and Education at North Dakota State University (NDSU) is able to bring graduate level, web-based training to students through its collaboration with the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance member universities. Through the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (GPlDEA), a consortium of eleven universities, offers online graduate programs. Each university brings a unique strength to the multi-institution academic programs. Online courses are taught by the best faculty in the discipline from several universities.
In a multi-institution degree program:
- You apply and are admitted to one university;
- Enroll in all your courses at that university; and
- Graduate or receive a certificate from that university.
- Tuitions and Fees: For information: Great Plains IDEA Program Tuition and Fees
For additional information or questions please contact:
Name: Karen C. Murie
Telephone Number: 701/231-8638
Email Address: Karen.Murie@ndsu.edu
Department: Distance & Continuing Ed
Title: Degree Credit&Scheduling Coord
Building and Room: SGC D 116
Students enrolled in the Family Financial Planning program will
- Enhance personal finance knowledge
- Gain eligibility to sit for the CFP Certification Examination
- Increase networking opportunities
- Improve career options
Consider the Career Possibilites:
Just a few of the exciting career opportunities available to persons with special training in Family Financial Planning include:
Financial Planning: Financial planners or Financial consultants use their knowledge of investments, tax laws, and insurance to recommend financial options to individuals in accordance with the individual's short-term and long-term goals. Some of the issues that planners address are retirement and estate planning, funding for college, and general investment options.
Financial Analysis: Financial analysts assess the economic performance of companies and industries for firms and institutions with money to invest.
Insurance: Insurance agents specialize in life and health insurance or property and casualty insurance and a growing number of "multi-line" agents sell all lines of insurance.
Companies that hire individuals with expertise in financial planning include:
- Credit card companies
- Brokerage firms
- Financial planning offices
- Real Estate agencies
- Insurance agencies