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The American College® Designations and Degrees Style Guide for Published Material

For all published material, including printed brochures, websites, e-communications, nametags, business cards, table-tent name cards and related applications, the following policy will apply in determining which designations and degrees.


  1. All applicable designations conferred by The American College will be listed, including trademarks, as: CLU®, ChFC®, CASL®, CLF®, RHU®, REBC® and CAP®.
  2. All applicable degrees conferred by The American College will be listed, specifically MSM and MSFS.
  3. Degrees will be listed first following a name and Jr., II, etc., as applicable, starting with the highest level degree earned and followed by designations in alpha order.
  4. Prior to publication (including for all applications as defined above), the registrar of The American College will be responsible for reviewing all names and approving designations and degrees conferred by The American College to be listed.
  5. No exceptions to this policy will be made without approval by The President.

 

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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)