Keeping people’s books in fine, working order.
Preparing for the future, practicing wisdom, accounting for changes in life and the market - the services of a financial planner are an invaluable resource. People rely on the most organized, wisest of financial minds to help them make decisions about their money. SDSU’s Master’s in Human Sciences - Family Financial Planning Specialization prepares you for a career in serving private clientele, corporations and insurances firms in financial, retirement and estate planning, as well as advising on realty and insurance decision-making. The program is formally approved by the Certified Financial Planner® (CFP) Board. Set your own direction while enhancing your personal finance knowledge, gaining eligibility to sit for the CFP® Certification Examination and increasing your networking opportunities and career options. Your courses will outfit you with valuable tools to launch a new career in family financial planning, from taxation and investments to economics and housing.
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
- Financial analyst
- Financial consultant
- Financial planner
- Insurance specialist
- Retirement and estate planner
- Real estate agent