Online Certified Financial Planner Certification Education Program


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Recognized as the world's most respected financial planning designation, CFP® certification will distinguish you as one of a select group who has met the high standards of professionalism and competency.

The CFP® practitioners demonstrate expertise in the areas of investments, insurance employee benefits, tax planning, retirement planning, and estate planning.

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER practitioners make a difference in the lives of their clients by enhancing their financial well-being and empowering them to take control of their financial future.

What is the education requirement for the CFP® Certification Exam?

Those interested in sitting for the CFP® Certification Examination must complete the education requirements established by the CFP Board. Metropolitan Community College's Financial Planning Certificate of Achievement fulfills the educational component of the CFP® Certification Examination and is registered with the Certified Financial Board Planner Board of Standards, Inc.

What makes MCC's Financial Program unique?

MCC classes are economical.
Students value the cost-quality educational experience at MCC where tuitions are affordable and quality is high. At MCC, you will get your money's worth...

MCC classes are small.
The college ensures a student-focused educational environment by limiting class enrollments. At MCC, your teacher will know your name...

MCC classes are accessible.
Since classes are offered online, students can learn when and where they are. At MCC, we know you have a busy life...

To further explore career objectives and educational requirements, see the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (


Email: Dr. Lori Lothringer
Phone/Voice Mail: 531-622-3830
Fax: 402-537-3834
Office: Metropolitan Community College Sarpy County Center
9100 Giles Road
La Vista, Nebraska 68127

Metropolitan Community College, Department of Business, Certificate of Achievement in Personal Financial Planning is a registered program with Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. For more information about the CFP® certification, please contact Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc.

The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. owns the marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and CFP mark, which it awards to individuals who successfully complete initial and ongoing certification requirements.  Metropolitan Community College does not certify individuals to use the CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and CFP mark  marks.