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Kansas State University

Master’s Degree

Personal Financial Planning
Master of Science
Skills to enhance personal financial knowledge
Course Delivery
Application Requirements
Completion Requirements
42 credit hours with 3.0 minimum GPA

The Personal Financial Planning master’s degree incorporates macro and microeconomics, finance, financial planning ethics, computer applications of financial data, and counseling skills.

Upon completion of the curriculum, students will earn a Master’s in Family Studies and Human Services degree with an emphasis in Personal Financial Planning and be eligible to sit for the CFP® Certification Examination. The degree also fulfills the educational requirement for these designations: Registered Financial Consultant, Registered Financial Associate, Certified Retirement Counselor, and Accredited Financial Counselor.

To complete the program, students must complete 42 credit hours with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

This degree program is part of the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (GPIDEA).

Detailed program information