Why study Family Financial Planning online through OSU?
If you are passionate about helping people reach their financial goals and dreams,
the Master of Science in Family Financial Planning prepares you for a career creating
and delivering financial strategies.Career opportunities in personal and family financial planning have a projected growth
rate of 30 percent through 2024, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.
This 36-hour master’s program is offered 100-percent online and can be completed at
your desired pace. Courses are semester-based and coursework must be completed to
meet assignment deadlines. Typically, students complete the master's program in three
years, taking one or two courses a semester.
The curriculum includes topics such as estate planning, retirement planning, insurance
planning investing, personal income tax, financial counseling for families, housing
and real estate and military family financial issues. CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification is the standard of excellence in financial
planning. Our program is a CFP® Board-Registered program that satisfies the educational requirement to sit for the CFP® Certification
Examination. CFP® professionals meet rigorous education, training and ethical standards and are
committed to serving their clients' best interests today to prepare them for a more