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  •  San Francisco
  •  Hybrid
  •  9 Total Units

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From financial therapy, to coaching skills, positive psychology, therapeutic interviewing, and behavioral finance, this certificate program provides the knowledge and abilities to apply these powerful insights to work with clients. Students will survey the landscape and meet the innovators who develop the tools and perspectives of financial life planning.

  • Become an effective change agent in this growing, well-paid profession.
  • Prepare for the CFP®.
  • Learn from instructors from powerful Bay Area financial institutions.
  • Apply credits towards a Master's in Financial Planning or an MBA.
  • No GRE or GMAT required.
* Tuition rate contingent on verified FPA membership. If not a member, regular $1,090 unit price remains.

Important Note:

Graduate certificate admission is limited to domestic students. Students that plan to study on an F or J Visa may apply to graduate programs only.

See Admission to Certificate Programs for admission requirements.

All courses must be completed at Golden Gate University with a cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 3.00 (“B” average) or better in courses taken at Golden Gate University that are applicable to the program’s requirements.

Course prerequisites are indicated in the course description for each course and must be satisfied prior to enrolling in a given course. Prerequisites may be satisfied through transfer of equivalent coursework from external institutions or by taking the courses at GGU.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

FINANCE AND ECONOMICS DEPARTMENT

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