Hofstra University Continuing Education

Certified Financial Planner Program

Certified financial planners are needed more than ever. Whether it is helping individuals save for their first house or developing strategies to help them create lasting wealth to last throughout their golden years, the advice of a financial planner is invaluable.

As Long Island’s leading academic institution, Hofstra offers residents of Nassau, Suffolk and Queens a unique Certified Financial Planner Program with a curriculum focused on developing 21st century financial planning skills. This intensive program prepares accountants, attorneys, bankers, insurance agents, brokers, security representatives and other professionals to better help their clients achieve their financial goals.

In association with the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc., Hofstra University Continuing Education also offers this program to prepare individuals with the educational requirements to qualify for the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) exam. To qualify for the exam, students must successfully complete seven courses:

Why Hofstra Continuing Education Is a Leader in Financial Planner Programs

Hofstra’s Continuing Education programs have over 85% of students reporting that classes are challenging, enjoyable, and applicable to their current positions. Additionally, 78% of students noted that Hofstra’s classes provided an immediate positive impact on their professional work.

  • Over 80 years of academic excellence
  • Rated as a top 150 university by U.S. News and World Report
  • Less than 30 minutes away from New York City
  • Teaches skills for the 21st-century workplace
  • Experienced instructors who are leaders in their fields

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Gain the 21st Century Career Skills You Need to Succeed

Hofstra University’s Certified Financial Planner program covers the key topics which mirror the skill set that top companies and clients are looking for in a financial planner. Certified Financial Planner program graduates can take their skills and apply them throughout their careers.

Certified Financial Planner Course Offerings
H4131 Fundamentals of Financial Planning Get Class Info
H4132 Risk Management and Insurance Planning Get Class Info
H4133 Investment Planning Get Class Info
H4134 Income Tax Planning Get Class Info
H4135 Employee Benefits and Retirement Planning Get Class Info
H4136 Estate Planning Get Class Info
H4140 Certified Financial Planner Capstone Case Applications Get Class Info
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