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Certificate in Financial Planning

A Mark of Excellence

"CFP Board is pleased to have an educational institution of the caliber of Fairleigh Dickinson University offering a CFP Board Registered Program," said Richard P. Rojeck, CFP® chair of CFP Board's Board of Directors. "As student interest in financial planning as a career continues to grow, we anticipate that Fairleigh Dickinson University's program will contribute significantly to the number of qualified candidates seeking to attain the CFP® certification, the standard of excellence for competent and ethical financial planning.

FDU does not certify individuals to use the CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM and CFP (with flame logo)® certification marks. CFP certification is granted only by Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards to those persons who, in addition to completing an educational requirement such as this CFP Board-Registered Program, have met its ethics, experience and examination requirements.

CFP® CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM and federally registered CFP(with flame logo)® are certification marks owned by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards. These marks are awarded to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements.


Who Should Consider this Program?

FDU's Financial Planning Program will elevate the financial skills and career options of professionals practicing in the financial services industry, including:

  • Investment Advisors
  • Bankers
  • Stock Brokers
  • Accountants
  • Tax Managers
  • Insurance Producers
  • Employee Benefits Professionals
  • Risk-Management Professionals
  • Lawyers
  • Other Related Professionals and Career Changers

Participants can look forward to acquiring a wide range of proficiencies essential for success in the financial planning field.

Enroll Now

Complete the online application here.

or call us at (973) 443-8990.

Earn your CFP® certification

Six courses, 270 hours of instruction, 12 months.

Spring 2018

Class Start Dates

Classes are scheduled 6 PM to 9:30 PM

  • Madison, Monday and Thursday, starting March 26, 2018.
  • Teaneck, Monday and Thursday, starting March 26, 2018.

Open Houses

Register to attend an upcoming open house session.

Learn more about the program and the rewarding career opportunities available to CFP® certificants.

Florham Campus, Madison
February 21, 2018 6 PM

Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck
February 28, 2018 6 PM

All open houses begin at 6 PM

Phone-in Open House:
March 5, 2018 1 PM