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Financial Education for Securities, Banking, & Insurance Professionals.

Graduate Certificates

You may take any self-study course in the Irwin Graduate School even if you have not been admitted to the master's degree program. Certificate programs, outlined below, are designed for students not yet admitted to the degree program.Completion of any of these programs may qualify you for up to nine credits toward the MSFS degree if you are subsequently admitted to the degree program. Once admitted to the MSFS program, you are not eligible to commence work on a new certificate, but may complete work on any one certificate in progress.

Business Succession Planning

GS 803 Financial Statements and Business Valuation Analysis
GS 815 Advanced Estate Planning
GS 838 Business Succession Planning

Estate Planning and Taxation

GS 815 Advanced Estate Planning
GS 817 Personal Tax Planning
GS 838 Business Succession Planning

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Contact Us

Phone: 888-263-7265

Hours: M–F 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. ET

Online: Use Our Online Form

Tuition & Fees

Tuition: $1,600 (per course)

Admission Fee: $0*

Shipping: $0 (per course)

Your tuition includes all required study materials, access to convenient online learning tools, and your examination.

*One-time, nonrefundable fee for new enrollees at The College.

Programs of Study
Centers of

Insurance Education

Registered Health Underwriter®

(Health Insurance)


Chartered Healthcare Consultant®

(Healthcare Specialty)


Registered Employee

Benefits Consultant

(Employee Benefits)


Chartered Leadership Fellow®

(Field or Agency Leadership)


Life Underwriter Training

Council Fellow

(Insurance Skills)


Chartered Life Underwriter®

(Insurance Specialty)

Financial Planning

Chartered Financial Consultant®

(Advanced Financial Planning)


Certification Education

(Financial Planning)


Chartered Advisor for

Senior Living®

(Retirement Income Education)


Financial Services Specialist

(Financial Services Basics)


Chartered Advisor

in Philanthropy®



Retirement Income

Certified Professional

(Retirement Income)

Graduate Degrees

Master of Science in Management

(Executive Leadership)


Master of Science in

Financial Services

(Advanced Financial Planning)