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Financial Education for Securities, Banking, & Insurance Professionals.

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In this section of our website you can find all of the tools and support you need to successfully complete programs at The American College.

Be sure to take a few minutes and set up your online student account. This account will allow you to register for future courses online, view your grade reports and more.

If the course you are taking has an online study component, you'll want to access The American College Online powered by Blackboard. Here you can take sample tests, review supplemental readings, hear audio review files, and interact with other students and the professors responsible for the course you are taking. You should receive your Blackboard log-in information via email a few days after you register for a new class. If you did not, or if you have questions about accessing the system, email

Be sure to review our Student Policy and Information on Sexual Misconduct and Harassment. Whether you are studying online or in a live classroom setting, we value a learning atmosphere of mutual respect. There are important aspects of this policy you need to understand as a student of The American College, and further information is available on our online learning (Blackboard) platform.

Select the type of program you are registered for to learn more about all of the student resources available to you:

Core Designation Programs
(CFP® Certification, CASL®, CLU®, ChFC®, REBC®)
Applies to students in the following tracks (click to view course summaries):

These premier programs all have online study components through The American College Online, powered by Blackboard. Tools available to you here include sample tests, audio reviews, interaction with professors and other students as well as supplemental readings. Log-in with your Blackboard ID and password. If you have problems signing on, please email

Here are some other tools you may find helpful:

Keir study review material, including practice questions and summaries of all of the important concepts for each course.

Live classes in the Philadelphia area for selected courses. View the upcoming schedule.

Lectures on DVD with our professors.

View our frequently asked questions here.

For CFP® Certification Students:

How to get through your CFP® Certification education in 7 months.

CFP® Certification Review Programs

In addition, you can view from this part of our site all of our student policies, find out about scheduling and taking your exams, review transfer of credit information, see continuing education requirements and more.

If you ever need assistance, please call a Professional Education counselor at 888-263-7265, M–F 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. ET.

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER, and CFP (with flame logo)® in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP® Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements.
CLF® Leadership Program
Applies to students in the following track (click to view course summary):
  • CLF® Chartered Leadership Fellow
Here are some resources that will be helpful as you pursue your CLF®: View frequently asked questions that we get from students in this program. CLF® exams are administered through The American College Online, powered by Blackboard. Log-in with your Blackboard ID and password.

If you have problems signing on, please email CLF® Administration is available to help you if you have questions or to assist you in registering for your next course. Call 610-526-1369 if you need assistance.

Comprehensive program choices are available to you as a student of The American College. Please review the information applicable to your program of study as you navigate the links to the left. If you have questions, please contact a Student Counselor anytime M–F 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. ET: 888-263-7265.


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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)