The online post-baccalaureate financial counseling certificate focuses on financial planning, real estate, investing, retirement planning, taxation and more. This certificate prepares professionals to sit for the AFC exam through the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education (AFCPE).
This program is offered through the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (Great Plains IDEA); regionally accredited schools working in partnership to provide students with online opportunities. Students apply at their school of choice.
The online Financial Counseling program is offered through:
- Iowa State University
- Montana State University
- North Dakota State University
- Oklahoma State University
- South Dakota State University
- University of Missouri
- University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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School Accreditation & Licensing
South Dakota State University is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent
Students will need to choose and apply at a single home university. Requirements may vary.