The program consists of seven required courses and can be completed in as little as a year on the Pacesetter or Intensive Path, or in 24 months following our Traditional Path.
The SMU Certified Financial Planning Certificate program combines expert instructors, CFP Board-registered curriculum and flexible course schedules to provide the premier financial planning educational program in North Texas.
Our CFP Board-registered curriculum satisfies the educational requirements needed to sit for the CFP® Certification Examination. Taught by industry leaders working in the financial planning field, the curriculum covers comprehensive financial planning services with an emphasis on high-quality client service. The flexible schedule options are designed for working professionals, whether just starting or well established in the financial service industry.