Financial Planning

B.S. in Business Administration

Financial Planners provide guidance and help others reach their goals of financial well-being. Liberty University's Financial Planning degree is a CFP®-Board registered program and the core courses enable our graduates to complete the first major step to becoming a Certified Financial Planner. This program provides a holistic view of the financial planning process and works to incorporate a Biblical worldview into the practice of Financial Planning.

Academic Program

In addition to the required core classes on the degree completion plan, each student is required to complete various concentration classes that specialize in financial planning.

Concentration Classes

  • Taxation I: ACCT 401
  • Financial and Retirement Planning: BUSI 352
  • Estate Planning: BUSI 354
  • Investments: BUSI 420
  • Insurance Planning, Risk Management, Employee Benefits: BUSI 421
  • Capstone in Financial Planning: BUSI 489

Degree Completion Plan

Degree Completion Plans are found on the CASAS web pages.


Career Opportunities

Financial Planning

  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
  • Financial Advisor/Consultant
  • Banking
  • Insurance Advisor/Agent
  • Investment/Portfolio Manager
  • Personal Finance Teachers
  • Mortgage Banking
  • Development/Fund Raising
  • Employee Benefits
  • Pension and 401(k) Management

Advising Information

Contact a Professor - Financial Planning
Kurt Cornfield , CFP®: kcornfield@liberty.edu