Financial Education for Securities, Banking, & Insurance Professionals.

Centers of Excellence

Mission

The Centers of Excellence at The American College represent the intersection of academics and the financial services industry. Through education, research, scholarships, and practice enhancement, our Centers’ activities reflect The College’s longstanding commitment to the advancement of professionalism and innovation in financial services and, by extension, the increased financial security of all Americans.


Vision

Focusing on current trends in financial services scholarship and practice, our Centers partner with companies, practitioners and scholars on activities that generate meaningful, measurable outcomes, including:

  • Thought leadership in areas that are underserved or underrepresented
  • Cutting-edge research with academic and industry applications
  • Practitioners who are better equipped to serve consumers well



Ethics Center Logo

MISSION
To raise the level of ethical behavior in the financial services industry.

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Retirement Center Logo

MISSION
To elevate the retirement income planning knowledge of financial service professionals in order to improve retirement security for Americans.

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Veterans Center Logo

MISSION
To provide educational support and career opportunities to eligible men, women, and their spouses who have honorably served in the Armed Forces.

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Women Center Logo

MISSION
To promote the advancement of women in the financial services profession through research, education, and awareness.

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Granum Financial Security Center Logo

MISSION
To strengthen the financial services industry through knowledge and insight that professionals can use to help their clients achieve financial security.

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Special Needs Center Logo

MISSION
To elevate the knowledge of financial service professionals in the area of special needs planning.

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Contact Us

Phone: 888-263-7265

Hours: M–F 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. ET

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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)