Tuesdays and Saturdays between August 13, 2013 and May 20, 2014
Fee: If registering by July 23: $4,695 After July 23: $4,895 Fee does not include cost of texts, approximately $800, or other required equipment; discounts available for groups of three or more from the same organization when registering together.
CEUs: 22.5 Limited enrollment
The CFP Graduate Certificate Program - Classroom Option is delivered in a traditional classroom on the Rice campus. Face-to-face contact with peers and instructors provides the best environment in which to learn and interact with others. Most exams are delivered online.
The program meets on Tuesday evenings for three hours and on a few Saturdays for six hours. Consisting of seven courses, the program can be completed in approximately nine months. Classes are taught in succession, not simultaneously.
Required equipment: Participants must have access to a computer and the Internet.
For interested participants not currently in the financial services industry, please see our page "Changing Careers to Become a CFP® Practitioner."
Attention CPAs: The Glasscock School of Continuing Studies is a Registered CPE Course ProviderWe have registered with the Texas State Board of Accountancy (Registration no. 600) to meet the requirements of the continuing professional education rules covering maintenance of attendance records, retention of program outlines, qualifications of instructors, program content, physical facilities and length of class hours. This registration agreement does not constitute an endorsement by the Board as to the quality of the program or its contribution to the professional competence of the licensee.
Rice University is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website. www.learningmarket.org
See more information on CPE credits offered by the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies.
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, Certified Financial Planner™ and federally registered CFP (with flame design) in the United States, which it awards to individuals who successfully complete initial and ongoing certification requirements.
The Glasscock School of Continuing Studies at Rice University does not certify individuals to use the CFP®, Certified Financial Planner™ and federally registered CFP (with flame logo). CFP® certification is granted solely by Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. to individuals who, in addition to completing an educational requirement such as this CFP Board-Registered Program, have met ethics, experience and examination requirements.
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“The Rice program was outstanding. The instructors were of the highest caliber.”- Gail Van Nest, Independent Consultant
“I like the program because it means business. It was tough but it trained me to have the mind set to take the exam and become a good financial planner.”- Susanna Loh, CPA, CFP®, Krebs & Loh, PC
“The CFP program at Rice is probably the most organized and well planned program available. The instructors were excellent in their respective fields. The material they covered was pertinent to the exam and no time was wasted on unnecessary information. I truly believe that there isn't another course as valuable as the CFP course at Rice.”- Kalpana Visweswaran
Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies, MS-550
Rice University, 6100 Main, Houston, Texas 77005-1827
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1892, Houston, Texas 77251-1892