Accredited Behavioral Finance ProfessionalSM - ABFPSM

ABFPSM Professional Designation Program

As the first advisor-focused behavioral finance designation from an accredited college or university, the Accredited Behavioral Finance ProfessionalSM  or ABFPSM program, is a unique program that enhances advisors’ emotional competencies, client interactions, and financial planning advice through a thorough understanding of psychological explanations for economic behavior and hands-on practice of knowledge.

Designed for financial professionals in advanced career stages, the ABFPSM program brings together comprehensive research and trends from leaders and experts in the area of behavioral finance with engaging, in-class activities that enable you to start using your new skills with existing clients from day one.  

Choose your learning modality and complete your ABFPSM designation.  

  • Attend Live Online Classes from the comfort of your home! Expert faculty will lead a series of Live Online class sessions, which are then archived to your Dashboard for further review or in case you miss a class. 
  • With OnDemand Classes you get the best of both worlds—instructor-led lectures and the ability to view them when it fits into your schedule. 

Please note: Live Online classes are the optimal format to be able to engage and practice learning.

The ABFPSM designation streamlines the cost and time toward your next credential.

As you advance your career, the College recognizes the time and investment it takes to earn industry-recognized credentials.  Upon completion of the ABFPSM, graduates earn direct credit for one elective course in the College’s Master of Science Degree in Personal Financial Planning.


And if you’re a CFP® professional, program completion fulfills 28 hours of CE credit. 


The ABFPSM designation package includes*: 

*Your textbook is not included in the package price. Once you enroll you will be able to find the required materials to purchase from Amazon or direct from the publisher.

    Course Sessions

    The next Live Online classes will be offered during these dates. If you prefer OnDemand classes, you can enroll and begin pre-recorded class lectures at any time.

    Please note: Live Online classes are the optimal format to be able to engage and practice learning.

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