Master’s in Financial Planning Online Degree Guide Others Toward Financial Freedom with Our ACBSP-Accredited Degree

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Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Do you love working with people and numbers? Are you seeking a career in the finance industry? Do you want to help others manage their money wisely and prepare for a bright future? If so, a career in financial planning may be right for you! Liberty’s online Master of Science (MS) in Finance – Financial Planning can help equip you to lead others toward financial freedom and security.

In this program, you’ll dive into advanced methods for helping individuals and businesses achieve long-term financial success. Maybe you want to advance in your current field, or perhaps you’re looking to launch a new career altogether. Either way, Liberty can help provide the tools you need to lead as a Champion for Christ in the workplace. Through our master’s degree in financial planning, you can gain real-world skills and valuable credentials that can help boost your résumé as you pursue exciting job opportunities.

Partner with us and prepare to take your financial planning career to the next level.


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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

As pioneers in distance learning since 1985, our mission is to equip graduate students like you with the knowledge, values, and skills essential to impact the world. At Liberty, you’ll receive affordable tuition rates, high-quality academics, and flexible courses taught by professors with years of experience in business and finance. Our faculty are ready and eager to share their expertise with you as you take this important next step in your academic journey.

This master’s program is offered 100% online, and the classes have no set login times. That means you can complete your degree whenever and wherever it’s most convenient for you — even from the comfort of your home! Most importantly, you can stay invested in your family, job, and community while still achieving your education goals.

Liberty University is accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), so you can be confident that your degree has met rigorous academic standards and accreditation requirements.

As with all of Liberty’s degrees, the courses in our M.S. in Financial Planning program are taught through the lens of a biblical worldview. You’ll study how to integrate ethical standards with industry best practices so you can lead in the finance sector with skill and integrity.

Whether you’re currently working as a financial planner or looking to break into the financial advising field, this degree can help you pursue a rewarding career.

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.


This degree contains a mix of core finance courses and a financial planning specialization. That way, you can build on your previous financial training and develop a diverse, marketable skill set.

In the foundational classes, you’ll take an in-depth look at business valuation and financial analysis. You will also learn how to navigate mergers, acquisitions, and investments, as well as handle insurance and risk management. With this knowledge, you can pursue roles as a personal financial planner or as a corporate finance manager.

The financial planning specialization explores how to help people save money, protect their wealth, and develop short- and long-term financial strategies. You’ll receive training in a variety of financial planning practices, including estate and gift taxation, personal investment management, and retirement planning.

For many people, money is often a source of anxiety. By earning your degree in financial planning, you can help your clients overcome this stress and guide them toward a financially stable future.

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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.

Graduate Full Time $565/Credit
Graduate Part Time $615/Credit
Military Graduate $275/Credit

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Military

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 – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 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)

*Not applicable to certificates.