Financial Education for Securities, Banking, & Insurance Professionals.
Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow
6 Courses: 1 Required / 5 Elective
Fast-Start Sales Training for Insurance Professionals
Success Skills That Will Help You Move to the Next Level
Moderated by experienced financial services leaders, Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF) classes put you on the fast track for success. By combining essential product knowledge with basic planning concepts, the LUTCF has helped thousands of insurance professionals boost their earnings by as much as 40 percent.
The American College and the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) jointly confer the LUTC Fellow (LUTCF) designation, which has been earned by more than 68,000 professionals.
Chartered Life Underwriter®
8 Courses: 5 Required / 3 Elective
Advanced Insurance Specialization
How This Program Can Advance Your Career
The Chartered Life Underwriter® (CLU®) is the world's most respected designation of insurance expertise, helping you gain a significant advantage in a competitive market. This prestigious course of study helps advance your career by providing in-depth knowledge on the insurance needs of individuals, business owners and professional clients.
Registered Employee Benefits Consultant®
5 Courses: 3 Required / 2 Elective
Become An Employee Benefits Specialist
Earning the Registered Employee Benefits Consultant® (REBC®) designation enhances your competitive edge in the dynamic field of employee benefits. You'll gain deep, practical knowledge on pensions and retirement plan funding, installation and administration. The program also covers group medical plans, long-term care, executive compensa- tion, personnel management and much more.
Registered Health Underwriter®
3 Courses: 2 Required / 1 Elective
Premier Credential in the Health Insurance Market
The respected Registered Health Underwriter® (RHU®) designation is the premier credential in the health insurance market. Broaden your knowledge with the most comprehensive information available on group insurance benefits and health insurance for individuals and families. The program also helps you stay current with the major benefit protection laws, including COBRA, ERISA and HIPAA.
Chartered Leadership Fellow®
6 Courses: 6/7 Required / 0 Elective
Field or Office Leadership
The CLF® is designed for home office supervisors and focuses on theory and best practices for: leadership development, interpersonal relationships, problem solving, human resource management, employee recruitment and current issues within the insurance and financial services profession. The courses will help you create a culture of success in your business.
Chartered Healthcare Consultant®
6 Courses: 5 Required / 1 Elective
The Most Comprehensive, Current Designation on the New World of Healthcare
The Chartered Healthcare Consultant® (ChHC®) designation starts with two key courses: Essentials of Healthcare Reform and The Healthcare Consultant. Both are offered in the popular 10-week live web class format for full College credit.
Financial Services Specialist
6 Courses: 3 Required / 3 Elective
Practical Sales Training for Financial Services Professionals
Getting Your Start in Financial Services
The skills you will learn from our distinguished faculty and experienced industry leaders will provide you with the tools to give the best recommendations regarding your clients' overall financial situations, values and other financial needs. As a Financial Services Specialist (FSS) student, you will learn about the financial planning environment and process. You'll gain essential product knowledge while learning practical selling and planning skills that have been shown to boost production by as much as 40 percent.
Certified Financial Planner®
7 Courses: 7 Required / 0 Elective
#1 Provider of CFP® Certification Education
Practical financial planning for financial services professionals.
Choose The American College for an intense, practical financial planning program that prepares you to sit for the CFP® Certification Examination. The American College is the leading provider of financial education, and our pass rates routinely surpass industry averages. You can earn transferable credits that can be used for other designations.
Chartered Financial Consultant®
9 Courses: 7 Required / 2 Elective
The Most Complete Financial Planning Program
Reach Your Career Goals with this Program
The Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®) program prepares you to meet the advanced financial planning needs of individuals, professionals and small business owners. You'll gain a sustainable advantage in this competitive field with in-depth coverage of the key financial planning disciplines, including insurance, income taxation, retirement planning, investments and estate planning.
Chartered Advisor for Senior Living®
5 Courses: 5 Required / 0 Elective
Retirement Income Education
Become Your Clients' Ultimate Coach
Prepare to assist the more than 76 million baby boomers who are now moving toward retirement with all that lies ahead by signing up for the Chartered Advisor for Senior Living® (CASL®) self-study program. CASL® courses deliver practical education that can help you expand your business and provide lifelong benefits to your clients.
With five in-depth courses, CASL® is the most robust designation available in this specialized field. Completing the program prepares you to lead clients from middle age through retirement and assist them with the management, preservation and transfer of wealth. This is the retirement designation that meets all regulatory standards.
Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy®
3 Courses: 3 Required / 0 Elective
Specialized Training in Philanthropy
Become a Trusted Philanthropic Advisor to Donors and Clients
The Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® (CAP®) provides you with the knowledge and skills needed to help clients and donors achieve their highest aspirations for self, family, and society. This credential helps to:
- Position you as a confidante to clients and donors as they plan for a better life in a better world.
- Integrate gift planning with estate planning, business succession planning, and investment advisory services.
- Integrate gift planning with a nonprofit's major gift
and planned gift programs.
- Emerge in your community as a leader whose legacy — via clients and donors — will live for generations
These are graduate-level courses, and, in the process, you can earn credit toward a Master of Science in Financial Services degree.
The CAP® program is designed for self-study, leading to an objective exam in a local exam center. All courses include pre-recorded lectures in which the professor who created the course, Phil Cubeta, guides you through the material step by step. It is like having your own private tutor. And, you can review these lectures at your convenience, any time day or night.
Retirement Income Certified Professional®
3 Courses: 3 Required / 0 Elective
Practical. Comprehensive. Current.
The latest ideas in creating sustainable retirement income.
7,000 Americans will reach retirement age every day for the next 17 years: are you ready to ride the wave?
Practical. Comprehensive. Current. The RICP® designation will show you how to create sustainable retirement income for your clients, covering all of the best techniques that are working now.
Master of Science in Management
10 Courses: 10 Required / 0 Elective
Management with an Emphasis in Leadership
Leading Your Organization to New Levels of Success
If you are a mid- to senior-level executive seeking relevant leadership skills and strategies to take your organization to the next level, the Master of Science in Management (MSM) with an emphasis in leadership may be the right program for you. With a dynamic curriculum and an online learning environment promoting problem-solving techniques through peer and instructor interaction, you will gain valuable insight and maximum return on your time and resources invested.
The MSM is an accredited Master's degree program. Developed by a team of academic and practitioner experts at The American College, with the guidance of an advisory committee including representatives from Ernst & Young, Merrill Lynch, MetLife, Morgan Stanley, New York Life, Wells Fargo and other organizations, the MSM program delivers results.
Master of Science in Financial Services
12 Courses: 10 Required / 2 Elective
Advanced Financial Planning
Skills and Confidence to Implement Complex Financial Strategies
Today's wealthy clients are seeking increasingly complex solutions to meet their financial needs. The Master of Science in Financial Services (MSFS) provides you with the tools you need to analyze, plan and implement integrated financial and life strategies, helping you grow your business in affluent markets.