Credits required
27 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 27 quarter credits are equal to 18 semester credits.
Cost per credit
$848 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
Hybrid This program is not fully online. It’s a blend of online coursework and in-person classes in Portland, Oregon. View the curriculum.
Start term
Fall

Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning

This program is not currently accepting applications.

Thank you for your interest in the financial planning graduate certificate program. Oregon State University is not accepting students for this program at this time.


Curriculum

The curriculum in Oregon State’s hybrid Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning consists of 27 credit hours of coursework specifically designed to meet the requirements of the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Board.

The certificate program enrolls a new cohort of students every fall term. It blends online coursework with in-person classes in Portland and requires the completion of the following seven courses:

Required courses (27 credits)

  • BA 540 – Corporate Finance (3)
  • FIN 542 – Investments (3)
  • FIN 550 – Fundamentals of Financial Planning (4)
  • FIN 551 – Financial Planning I (4)
  • FIN 552 – Financial Planning II (3)
  • FIN 553 – Financial Planning III (6)
  • MRKT 588 – Personal Selling (4)

Please note: Accepted students who do not have introductory coursework in finance and/or accounting will be required to take BA 515 prior to enrolling in BA 540. Also, students are required to have successfully completed at least 3 credits of college-level statistics before beginning studies in this graduate certificate program.

Sample course calendar

FallWinterSpringSummer
BA 540 FIN 542 FIN 552 FIN 553
FIN 550 FIN 551 MRKT 588  
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