Programs: Financial Planning

Our cutting edge curriculum delivers the tools necessary for success in the rapidly-changing world of financial planning.

Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning

Many business professionals recognize the importance of advanced study in finance, but have neither the time nor the need to complete the requirements for a traditional academic degree. For such students, a graduate certificate is the ideal solution.

Master of Science in Financial Planning

This degree is designed for students who aspire to become financial planners, investment advisers, or money managers, or who may be interested in one of the many elements of this broad and rapidly-growing field. By pursuing a financial planning education at Golden Gate University, students will move into the 21st century equipped with the latest skills, with appropriate professional credentials, and with advanced academic degrees. This course of study also satisfies the educational requirements necessary for the premier Certified Financial Planner designation.

Master of Science in Financial Planning and Taxation

An innovative degree designed for financial planners who have already passed the CFP examination and wish to reinforce key planning skills, increase their expertise in the areas of taxation or estate planning, and add the academic weight of a graduate certificate and a master's degree to their professional credentials.