Financial Education for Securities, Banking, & Insurance Professionals.

Letter from The President


The President of The American College
Michael Davidson
MSM, CLU®, CAP®

Acting President and CEO
The American College


For over 82 years The American College has been helping financial services professionals reach their full potential with education that's flexible, relevant, and comprehensive. You can expect the academic rigor that only comes with the highest level of accreditation, whether delivered online, by iPod, or on-site at our master's degree classes.

We are a non-profit public charity dedicated to serving our students and the professions they represent. We care passionately about learning. From the creation of the first financial designation in 1927—the prestigious CLU® Insurance Specialty—to the launch of our groundbreaking CASL® Retirement Coaching designation,
The American College faculty are widely recognized leaders in financial services education.

We continually showcase thought leaders whose views impact your practice. Please check our website for programs, lectures, and webcasts that bring these experts and special events to your office or desktop. You will find that what differentiates The American College is an unbiased focus on helping advisors provide superb insight on issues such as wealth accumulation, philanthropy, retirement savings, and ethics.

Thank you for taking your time to explore our website and learn more about us. We invite you to drive your business forward by tapping into all of the resources The American College has to offer.

Mike Davidson, MSM, CLU®, CAP®

Acting President and CEO
The American College




 
Programs of Study
 
Centers of
Excellence

Resources
Insurance Education
 
RHU®

Registered Health Underwriter®

(Health Insurance)

 
 
ChHC®

Chartered Healthcare Consultant®

(Healthcare Specialty)

 
 
REBC®

Registered Employee

Benefits Consultant

(Employee Benefits)

 
 
CLF®

Chartered Leadership Fellow®

(Field or Agency Leadership)

 
 
LUTCF

Life Underwriter Training

Council Fellow

(Insurance Skills)

 
 
CLU®

Chartered Life Underwriter®

(Insurance Specialty)

 
 
Financial Planning
 
ChFC®

Chartered Financial Consultant®

(Advanced Financial Planning)

 
 
CFP®

Certification Education

(Financial Planning)

 
 
CASL®

Chartered Advisor for

Senior Living®

(Retirement Income Education)

 
 
FSS

Financial Services Specialist

(Financial Services Basics)

 
 
CAP®

Chartered Advisor

in Philanthropy®

(Philanthropy)

 
 
RICP

Retirement Income

Certified Professional

(Retirement Income)

 
 
Graduate Degrees
 
MSM

Master of Science in Management

(Executive Leadership)

 
 
MSFS

Master of Science in

Financial Services

(Advanced Financial Planning)