Graduates holding this degree from The University of Alabama can assist families as they focus on consumer assets management, planning, investing and financial decision making.
Within this 30-hour degree program you will also develop a broad theoretical background in the social sciences, and learn to apply that knowledge to help individuals and families achieve economic well-being. By taking two courses each semester, you can complete the degree in less than two years.
Those who earn a Master’s of Science in HES (Family Financial Planning &, Counseling) from UA:
•Develop a more holistic approach to financial planning that focuses on the client’s financial and non-financial goals when creating a long-term financial plan.
•Qualify to sit for the CFP® certification after graduation.
•Help families to understand the world of finance and make informed decisions regarding their financial goals.
•Work in a variety of financial planning areas including insurance companies, family service agencies and financial planning firms.
By studying online through UA, you will become part of the Crimson Tide family as you learn from the same experienced professionals who teach on campus. Many of the professors who teach in this program have not only studied financial planning, but they have also worked in a financial role for major corporations. You will be able to learn from and network with some of the best minds in the industry.