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Institute of Personal Financial Planning

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Certified Financial Planner™ Board Approved Program

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Meets Educational Requirements for
Accredited Financial Counselor™ Exam

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2017 North Central Region Mature Program
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2015 Distinguished Program:
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Institute of Personal Financial Planning

Graduate Programs
Program Coordinator
Institute of Personal Financial Planning
Kansas State University
307 Justin Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-1403

785-532-1480
785-532-5505 fax
ipfp@k-state.edu

Graduate Degree Program

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Personal Financial Planning Certificate Program

Students can earn a graduate certificate in Personal Financial Planning entirely online. Graduates are eligible to sit for the CFP® Certification Examination upon successful completion of the program.

Financial Therapy Certificate Program

Students can earn a graduate certificate in Financial Therapy entirely online.

Master's Program

Students can earn a master’s degree in Personal Financial Planning entirely online. Graduates are eligible to sit for the CFP® Certification Examination upon successful completion of the program.

Doctoral Program

This hybrid program allows students to take online courses during the fall and spring semesters, and participate in intensive 10-day summer experiences. Students can earn a Ph.D. degree in four years or less. Graduates are eligible to sit for the CFP® Certification Examination.

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CFP Board Approved Program

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, and CFP (with flame logo)®, which it awards to individuals who successfully complete initial and ongoing certification requirements. Kansas State University does not certify individuals to use the CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and CFP (with flame logo)® certification marks. CFP® Certification is granted only by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. to those persons who, in addition to completing an educational requirement such as this CFP Board-Registered Program, have met its ethics, experience and examination requirements.

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