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BS in Business Administration: Financial Planning

BS in Business Administration: Financial Planning

Residential Business Administration: Financial Planning Program

Request Info Apply NowFinancial Planners provide guidance and help others reach their goals of financial well-being. The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: 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. 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.


Academics: Financial Planning Cognate

Credit Hours

120 total hours

Degree Completion Plan

B.S. in Business Administration: Financial Planning (DCP)

Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements

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)

Career Opportunities in 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

Become Qualified to Pursue Financial Planning Certifications

This program can help you meet the educational requirements needed to sit for the Certified Kingdom Advisor (CKA) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP) certification exams. Take a look below to see what each certification can do for you.

Certified Kingdom Advisor (CKA)

Do you want to work in Christian financial planning and help clients handle their financial affairs through the lens of biblical principles? If so, you may want to pursue a CKA certification. As a Christian organization, Liberty offers relevant financial training that can prepare you to sit for the CKA exam upon graduation. A CKA certification can show your future employers and clients that you are serving them from an ethical perspective.

Certified Financial Planner (CFP)

Earning the highly-respected CFP certification can help set you apart from other financial professionals and give your clients confidence in your skills. One question you may have is “Can I get my CFP without a degree?” While a full bachelor’s degree is not required, you can only take the CFP exam after completing certain academic prerequisites, which can be met through our online certificate in financial planning. With Liberty’s competitive tuition rates, our program can help keep your CFP certification costs down.


Our Business Administration: Financial Planning Program is a CFP Board registered program that satisfies the education coursework requirement to sit for the CFP exam.