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Financial & Housing Counseling Certificate

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Prepare to help others achieve their financial dreams.

The Financial and Housing Counseling certificate program prepares students to apply for the Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC) and Certified Housing Counselor (CHC) certifications. Learn to help households manage their personal finances to best meet the needs for housing, debt recovery, and long-term financial planning. Courses cover several key areas of financial planning, including family systems and economics, insurance planning, financial readiness for military families, personal income taxation as well as housing and real-estate. Tailor your courses towards the certification you are hoping to obtain— AFC or CHC.

Is it for you?

This program will be a good fit if you:

  • Have strong communication skills (written, oral and interpersonal)
  • Enjoy working with numbers
  • Are an analytical thinker
  • Are inquisitive by nature
  • Like to solve problems

Career Opportunities

  • Credit counselor
  • Loan counselor
  • Financial specialist
  • Bank customer service
  • Social worker
  • Human resource assistant