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CFP® Certification Self-Study Online Program

Kaplan's Self-Study Online Program

In order to sit for the CFP® exam, you need to complete a required education program of 7 courses (101–107). Kaplan’s Self-Study Online Program allows you the freedom to complete your program on your time and on your terms. It’s not for everybody, but it’s ideal for the independent learner because without a classroom, it requires self-discipline to stay on track with a well-paced study plan.

  • Purchase each CFP® certification course (101–106) for $549; 107 is offered for $749.
  • Choose when you want to start each course, and take as little or as much time as you need (up to 3 months access per course)
  • Online testing: No need to go to an outside testing facility

Your Self-Study Online Program includes:

For courses 101-106, you will receive an eBook that contains course material with supplemental readings. For courses 101 and 102, you will also receive the Personal Financial Planning Theory and Practice textbook. All materials for 107 are provided via your online classroom.

Online drill and practice question bank containing 1,200 questions enables you to:

  • Create customized exams based on difficulty, length, or exam subject
  • Build multiple exams and save them for future reference, allowing you to monitor your progress
  • Browse questions by exam topic and view the answers and explanations
  • Bookmark questions for future reference and print for practice on-the-go

Interactive online support tools keep you connected to our CFP® exam content experts.

  • Instructor Email Access: Connect with an expert instructor for personal assistance anytime
  • Core Lecture Videos: Cover the core concepts of the CFP® exam with online streaming videos
  • Exam Tips Videos: Stay focused and motivated in your studies with content discussion and study strategies

To order, call a Designation Specialist at 866.963.8329.

About our eBooks

Kaplan Financial has partnered with VitalSource® to offer eBook versions of select textbooks. eBook versions are available for Education Program and Review textbooks. Receive both print and eBook versions for an additional fee. For more information on VitalSource®, please visit our FAQ page.