Master of Science in Financial Planning
University of Georgia

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Financial Planning is a non-thesis master’s program designed for individuals who are seeking to sit for the Certified Financial Planner examination while also seeking a master’s degree level experience that goes beyond certificate education.  Courses explore the financial planning profession with experienced tenure-track faculty, teaching students how to help manage income, assets, and debts for individuals and families.  

Take courses in:

  • Wealth management
  • Estate and retirement planning
  • Family tax planning
  • Research evaluation

Graduates find employment in companies such as banks, insurance companies, brokerage firms, or in benefits and pension departments of corporations, or may choose to establish their own practices or businesses.


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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Georgia is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

GMAT, GRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s)