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Complete Your CFP® Certification Education with Kaplan

 

Choose a powerful path to CFP® certification with College for Financial Planning®—a Kaplan Company! As the original creator of the CFP® mark, no one knows financial planning education better than us. Over the years, tens of thousands of CFP® professionals have turned to us for their required pre-exam education needs.

Our CFP Board Registered Program is available in three different learning methods. No matter which style best fits your needs, you’ll master the 8 major domains covered on the CFP® exam through our 7-course curriculum.

  • Live online class (12-month program)
  • OnDemand class (self-paced) 
  • Self-study (self-paced)

Begin instructor-led, live online classes in March 2020 (Premium Package) to prepare to sit for the March 2021 exam. Or, start anytime with an OnDemand Class (EssentialPlus Package) or Self-Study option (Essential Package) and complete your required education on your own terms.

Education Program Learning Methods

Live Online Class
(1-Year Program)

 

Our Premium Package brings together our instructor-led education and exam prep review in one convenient bundle. Begin live online classes in March 2020 and prepare to sit for the March 2021 exam. Attend class from the comfort of your home or office, with classes archived for further review.

OnDemand Class
(Self-Paced)

 

You can start, stop, and rewind through prerecorded class lectures at your leisure. Begin our OnDemand classes at any time. You’ll have the freedom to complete your education in your own timeframe.

Self-Study
(Self-Paced)

 

Designed for the motivated self-starter, we offer a self-study program with no class component. You'll have the freedom to complete your education at your own pace.

Compare Our Education Packages

Not sure which package fits your needs? Compare our education packages below.

All packages contain seven courses. For our Premium Package, any coursework you complete can transfer towards a Masters in Personal Financial Planning in your future. 

Premium

Our Premium Package is best for individuals who prefer a structured schedule of instructor-led classes for their education, followed by an Exam Prep Review.

 

  • Education: Live Online Class + archived sessions
  • Exam Prep Review: Choice of Onsite, Live Online, or OnDemand Class
  • Class cohorts start March, July, and November
  • Program length: 12 months*

*Fixed schedule of 9 months for education + 3 months for exam prep review

EssentialPlus

Our EssentialPlus Package is best for individuals who prefer to complete their education at their own pace and still learn from an expert instructor.

 

  • OnDemand Class (prerecorded video lectures)
  • Start anytime
  • Program length: flexible

Exam Prep Review is available separately.

Essential

Our Essential Package is for motivated self-starters who prefer to complete their education at their own pace without a class component.

 

  • Self-Study 
  • Start anytime
  • Program length: flexible

Exam Prep Review is available separately.

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*The Essential Package is available for certificate-level courses 101-106. Course 107/FP517 packages contain unique study materials designed to help you develop a financial plan and may differ from those listed above. Essential and EssentialPlus purchasers will have the option to select both print and eBooks in the cart for an additional fee.

Need a little guidance?

Connect with our team of Designation Specialists to discuss what CFP® certification program is right for you.

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