Financial Planning Certificate Online Program Help People with Financial Planning


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

Financial planning is critical for people in all stages of life — but it can be a daunting task. How can people get the help they need to develop effective budgets, use their money wisely, and set realistic goals for financial success? The answer: financial planners.

Financial planners are professionals who are skilled at helping businesses and individuals manage their money and achieve financial security. If you want to lead others to financial freedom, Liberty University’s online undergraduate Financial Planning Certificate may be right for you! Whether you want to work as a corporate financial manager or help individuals with their personal financial planning, our program can equip you to meet the growing need for professionals who know how to set and achieve financial goals.

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

At Liberty, we’re committed to your success. We’ve designed this program to be 100% online, so you can reach your academic goals in a way that fits your schedule. You can complete your assignments from the comfort of your home and log into your courses when it’s most convenient for you while still gaining access to the same great resources found on our residential campus.

The best part? You can complete this program in less than a year! Our undergraduate finance certificate online is a great alternative to a full-length bachelor’s degree, allowing you to gain vital skills while saving time and money. To fulfill our mission of Training Champions for Christ, we strive to offer a top-notch educational experience that prepares you to make a difference and lead with integrity in the workplace.

Choosing Liberty means choosing a program that equips you with on-the-job training and real-life skills. Our online financial planner certificate can help jumpstart your career in the world of finance. Plus, if you want to further your education, the credits you earn in this program can transfer seamlessly into our B.S. in Business Administration – Financial Planning degree.

In this program, you will gain the communication, organizational, and analytical skills needed to succeed as a financial analyst or Christian financial advisor. Liberty’s commitment to high-caliber academics, biblical training, and flexibility helps us stand out as one of the best online CFP programs. You can be confident that the knowledge and skills gained in this certificate will help set you up for success in the real world.

Our certificate in financial planning online courses offer training in a variety of topics, including taxation, retirement planning, investments, estate planning, risk management, and employee benefits. That way, you can learn how to help individuals, corporations, and nonprofits alike manage their budgets and use their resources wisely.

As a financial planner, you will need to advise clients on the best ways to earn, invest, save, and grow their money. To equip you for these responsibilities, our program contains a final capstone project that will put your skills to the test by having you write an actual financial plan.

From corporate finance and capital budgeting to personal finance and insurance planning, Liberty’s certificate courses offer comprehensive training that can help you enter the finance sector with confidence.

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Not sure what to choose?

Speak to one of our admissions specialists to help you choose the program that best fits your needs.

Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!

Undergraduate Full Time $390/Credit
Undergraduate Part Time $455/Credit
Military Undergraduate $250/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
  • Potential college credit for military training

*Not applicable to certificates.