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Accelerate your career through knowledge
Test your knowledge and identify priorities
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Uplift the profession through communities
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Featured Learning to Advance Your Career
Certification Education Program
Pass your exam the first time with the program that delivers pass rates 10-14% above the national average.
Chartered Life Underwriter®
Develop comprehensive risk management plans with expertise in the practical, legal, and ethical aspects of life insurance strategy and product.
Wealth Management Certified Professional®
Deepen your value with a goal-based planning framework that emphasizes how you impact people, not just portfolios.
Retirement Income Certified Professional®
Build holistic plans with extensive, intensive knowledge on Social Security, Medicare, long-term care, income products, strategies, and more.
Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy®
Help clients achieve their highest philanthropic aspirations with expertise in taxation, fundraising, purposeful planning, family dynamics, psychology, and more.
Chartered Financial Consultant®
Go further to address diverse clients’ needs with expert knowledge in 10+ key areas of advanced financial planning. CFP® certificants need just one more course!
The Beacon for the Financial Services Profession
Client needs are changing. Markets are shifting. The industry is evolving. Since 1927, The American College of Financial Services has leaned into its mission to deliver applied financial knowledge and catalyze change.
Our Journey Together
Your Life's Work
Each day, you help clients understand financial markets and the issues that matter. Thousands of your peers partner on their path to success with us. You can too.
Outsized Outcomes For You. For Society.
Students have completed at least one of The College’s professional designation, certification, or graduate degree courses.
Black financial professionals attended The College’s 2023 Conference of African American Financial Professionals.
Was donated by individuals, foundations, and corporate partners in support of The College in 2022.
Centers of Excellence
Champion Causes, Connect Communities
Our eight Centers of Excellence execute initiatives to advance the profession and ensure all Americans can achieve financial security. Whatever your passion, there's a purpose for you.
When I’m talking to someone who wants to be a part of our team, it definitely sets them apart if they have a designation or degree from The College. We have developed our own career progression, and enrolling in a College program is a huge part of that.
Kristen Kartisek, MBA, CLU®
Director, Senior Recruiter, Sequoia Financial Group
Compared to other online programs, The College’s was by far the most interactive and thought-provoking one I’ve seen. I cannot begin to express the gratitude I have for the generosity of The College and for allowing me and others this opportunity to learn.
Blake Rausch, CLF®
The American College of Financial Services is the citadel of knowledge. Applied knowledge is power, and it’s allowed me to explain complex issues in a way clients and their advisors can understand.
Mickey Rosenzweig, CLU®, ChFC®, AEP®
I've built five different technology platforms and worked with some of the biggest names in business, and I've been very fortunate to have been able to do the things I have in my professional career. I wouldn't have been able to get here without the education and resources I got from The College.
Robert Steele, CLU®, ChFC®