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Financial Planning, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Online
Franklin University's Financial Planning degree program prepares you to help people reach their financial goals. You also can choose to specialize in a specific area of planning, such as debt payoff, education, estate, healthcare, income, investments, retirement and tax.
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Overview

Finances can be confusing. Add in complicated financial products, government regulations and 78 million retiring Baby Boomers, and you’ll understand why qualified financial planning jobs are expected to increase faster than the national average.

Our transfer-friendly Financial Planning degree program at Franklin University prepares you to be on the frontlines of this flourishing field. Our program equips you to become a personal financial advisor who can help families holistically plan their financial futures—or to specialize in a specific area, such as tax planning, estate planning, investment strategy, education planning, debt management, healthcare planning, or retirement savings and income planning.

Career Opportunities

  • Employee Benefit Consultant

Employee Benefit Consultants plan, administer, and manage group benefits, including compensation, health and life insurance, and pension or 401(k) retirement plans

  • Estate Planning Professionals

Estate Planning Professionals help individuals plan the disposal and distribution of their assets upon death, creating wills, trusts, and other provisions to ensure the integrity of financial legacies.

  • Financial Advisor

Financial Advisors counsel individuals and organizations on their investment opportunities and options in order to achieve short- and long-term financial goals.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Financial Planning
  • Investments
  • Tax Planning
  • Estate Planning

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    60

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Submit your online application using an email address that you check regularly. After you’ve applied, you’ll receive login information by email so you can track your application’s progress.
  • Apply for admission to Franklin University any time. Because our admission process for international students includes several steps to ensure a successful start, we encourage you to apply as early as possible -- at least 8 weeks before your program’s start date. 
  • Request your official transcripts from post-secondary institutions located in the U.S. and have them submitted directly to Franklin University’s Office of Transfer and Articulation.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    526 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 526 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    398 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 398 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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