Financial Planning, BS

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Degree Type
Bachelor of Science
Credit Hours
College of
Applied Studies

The Financial Planning program, which offers a bachelor’s degree and major, prepares you to become an effective financial planner, accomplished in both the academic knowledge and interpersonal skills required for practice. The program trains you for a professional career in areas such as financial advising, investments, portfolio management, estate planning, and risk management. You will learn from professors who have applied experience as well as academic credentials in financial planning. Upon graduation, you will be eligible to sit for the Certified Financial Planner exam. Courses can be taken fully online, providing you flexibility in your undergraduate studies.

Available Majors

  • Financial Planning

Program Website

University Accreditation: Florida State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, educational specialist, and doctoral degrees. Florida State University also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels.

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Florida State University Panama City is a branch campus of Florida State University located in Panama City, Florida, and is dependent on the continued accreditation of the parent campus located in Tallahassee, Florida. The Panama City, Florida, campus is evaluated during reviews for reaffirmation of accreditation.