Designations and Degrees
Designations and Degrees
Practical academics for professional advancement.
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In the increasingly complex world of financial services, the key to success is being better prepared than your competition. A professional certification or advanced degree from The American College of Financial Services will help. We offer real-time, practical knowledge, curriculum delivery that meets the demands of your hectic schedule, and a proven approach to education in financial planning, retirement coaching, insurance, philanthropic giving, and more.
Since 1927, The American College of Financial Services has helped more than 200,000 financial services professionals accelerate their careers. Our financial planning and insurance courses produce measurable results. Surveys show that our sales training can boost production by up to 40 percent. Holders of our financial planning designations increase their sales by as much as 51 percent.
In today’s changing environment, the need for current, effective retirement income planning is greater than ever. Distinguish yourself with the RICP® by providing meaningful and sustained value to your clients in their retirement years.
The nation’s best choice for advisors studying to become CFP® professionals. Our expert faculty ensure you are thoroughly prepared for the CFP® certification exam and for the rest of your career.
Gain the practical and ethical skills you need to build a successful practice. The FSCP® offers the most complete skills training available today, with an emphasis on product knowledge and business marketing principles.
The MSM degree program provides state-of-the-art advanced leadership education, knowledge and skills to its students. This accredited program combines core leadership topics with the knowledge executives need to progress to the next level in thought leadership and influence within their organization.
Gain expertise in the wealth accumulation process and learn to help business owners develop compensation, succession planning and retirement income strategies. The MSFS provides the tools needed to analyze, plan and implement integrated financial and life strategies.
The only doctoral program that awards a degree with an emphasis on retirement planning. The PhD program provides a comprehensive curriculum designed to produce graduates who will shape the future of financial and retirement planning through industry engagement based on empirical evidence.