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Master's Degree - Family Financial Planning
Credit hours to complete degree: 36
Last Updated: 2/6/2023 4:01 pm

Fundamentals 3 credit hours

For students new to financial planning or seeking AFC certification. Check with your advisor prior to enrolling.

Fundamentals Course or Instructor Availability by Year and Semester
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Fundamentals for Family Financial Planning3Jim DealJonathan FoxJim DealJonathan FoxISUNDSUISUISUNDSUISU

Core Courses 21 credit hours

Capstone 3 credit hours

This required course should be taken after all core courses have been completed. 

Capstone Course or Instructor Availability by Year and Semester
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Financial Planning - Case Studies3Jonathan FoxKathryn MorrisonKimbree RedburnJonathan FoxKathryn MorrisonMTSUISUSDStateMTSUISUSDState

Electives 12 credit hours

Consult your academic advisor for more information. Practicum credits vary.

Electives Course or Instructor Availability by Year and Semester
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Financial Theory & Research II3NDSU
Military Personal Finance3Doug NelsonUNLUNL
Housing/Real Estate3M.J. KabaciM.J. KabaciM.J. KabaciMTSUMTSUMTSUMTSU
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Professional Practices in FFP3Doug NelsonDoug NelsonUNLUNL
Seminar: Communication in Financial Planning3Axton Betz-HamiltonAxton Betz-HamiltonSDStateSDState
Seminar: Values and Impact Investing3Doug NelsonDoug NelsonUNLUNL
Seminar: Psychology of Financial Planning3Jonathan Fox