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
$863 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 You can complete this program in a hybrid format that blends online coursework with in-person classes held periodically 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 credits of coursework that are 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, and it blends online coursework with in-person classes in Portland. Visit OSU's academic catalog for complete curriculum details.

Required courses (27 credits)

  • BA 540 – Corporate Finance (3)
  • FIN 542 – Investments (3)
  • FIN 550 – Fundamentals of Financial Planning (4) or 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.

Questions?

If you have questions about the financial planning curriculum, please contact OSU's College of Business via email or call 541-737-5510.

Login

Notice: Oregon State University students may now take part in internships anywhere in the United States. Read more about Ecampus’ authorization to operate in your state.

Related stories

An online business analytics degree for a data-driven workforce

Given its ubiquity across industries, analytics skills are in high demand in the job market, and research shows the trend is expected to continue. That’s, in part, why Oregon State Ecampus launched its online business analytics bachelor's program. “(Companies) realize by analyzing this data,...

Learning how to move up at work and get an education

Not long ago, Toby Long constantly found himself trying to schedule work around his school schedule. He loved his job at Dutch Bros, and he wanted to move into a management position, but when it came to attending college on-campus in Sacramento, he just couldn’...

Online business degree takes grad from fighting crime to launching a business

For Caitlin Brooks, furthering her education enabled her to launch her own fitness apparel business. But her journey to reaching that point wasn’t easy given her full-time job and the other challenges she encountered. The quality, support and flexibility offered online by OSU Ecampus...