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Master of Science in Financial Planning

Golden Gate University



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 - estate planning, insurance, taxes, real estate, for example - of this broad and rapidly-growing field. Golden Gate University has one of the oldest accredited programs in financial planning in the country. At the heart of this degree is a core of courses that examine the key functions of financial planning: financial planning principles, income tax planning, risk management, estate planning, investments, and employee benefits and retirement planning. Not only do these courses provide the academic foundation of the discipline, they also satisfy the educational requirements necessary for the premier Certified Financial Planner designation; thus, students can prepare to sit for the CFP exam while they are earning an advanced academic degree in financial planning.

Accreditation Information

Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

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