Financial Education for Securities, Banking, & Insurance Professionals.

Why The American College?

The American College is passionate about helping our students expand their knowledge and opportunities as financial services professionals. We can help you reach new levels of success:

Resources of the Highest Quality

  • Experience in producing and delivering the industry's foremost educational content since 1927
  • Resident faculty, including over 25 of the nation's top thought leaders in financial services practice and management arenas
  • Wide range of educational programs spanning success skills, financial planning, retirement, wealth transfer, leadership and management
  • Outstanding student advisors to support your success

Innovation in Program Design and Delivery
  • Standard and accelerated programs that allow you to set your own pace
  • Self-study, classroom, online and web-based course delivery options
  • Study tools that match your style, including textbooks, interactive online learning, DVD-based lectures, and audio/video reviews

Results That Create Sustainable Advantages
  • Surveys show that our sales training programs can help boost production by up to 40%
  • Holders of our financial planning designations increase their sales by 27%-51%
  • Students preparing for CFP Board's exam with The American College have a 30% better chance of passing as compared with the average pass rates of other providers.*

* 2010 statistics from CFP Board and The American College

The marks CLU®, ChFC®, CASL®, CLF®, CAP®, REBC® and RHU® are the property of The American College and may only be used by individuals who have successfully completed the initial and ongoing certification requirements for these designations.

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.


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

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)