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Kaplan University School of Professional and Continuing Education Kaplan University School of Professional and Continuing Education

Kaplan Professional Academy

Kaplan Professional Academy

Continuing Education (CE) Requirements for Kaplan Professional Academy Designation Holders

Beginning on January 1, 2016, the following designations will now require 20 hours of continuing education (CE) on a biennial basis:

  • Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA)
  • Behavioral Financial Advisor™ (BFA)
  • Financial Planning Specialist (FPS)
  • Wealth Management Specialist (WMS)

All students will be able to get dual credit for their continuing education (CE) credits from the following:

  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP®) Certification CE
  • Insurance CE
  • Firm Element
  • Other Advanced Designation CE
  • Corporate Training

There will be a biennial fee of $99 for renewing a designation.

The first compliance period will begin on January 1, 2016 and end on December 31, 2017.

All designees will be responsible for self-reporting their completed continuing education (CE) credits. 

If you have any questions, please call 877.708.2811 for more information.