Program Overview

With the Franklin University Financial Planning Degree in hand, you can be in demand in a profession that places you at the forefront of one of the country’s fastest-growing career fields. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the number of personal financial planners will increase 41% by 2016, making it one of the most rapidly advancing careers. By studying Financial Planning at Franklin University, you will develop the skills to effectively assist individuals and families in organizing their life priorities and managing their finances. You will learn how to help clients make wise investment choices, provide tax and risk management guidance, assist with retirement and estate planning, and offer advice no life insurance options. In addition, by earning your Bachelor of Science in Financial Planning from Franklin University, you will satisfy the educational component required to sit for the national Certified Financial Planner (CFP) exam.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Bachelor

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission


    Submit transcripts: high school if fewer than 24 transfer credits; college transcripts if 24 or more transfer credits. Students with no prior college credits may also need to complete placement testing.

    School Overview

    As a private, nonprofit institution, Franklin University was founded in 1902 in Columbus, Ohio, to serve the needs of adult students who have the ambition to continue their education in combination with other responsibilities. Today, Franklin has grown into the second-largest private university in the state of Ohio.

    As an accredited, student-centered leader in online learning, Franklin University offers respected, in-demand undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Classes are taught online and at numerous Midwest university locations, and our MBA has broad international reach. Franklin offers evening classes, one night a week, at multiple university locations across the midwest, plus all degree programs are offered online.


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