National Association Of Health Careers & Education Colleges

Financial Planning

Financial planning is a rapidly evolving field, and career demand is continuing to rise. As a student seeking a NAHCEU business degree in financial planning, you should expect to learn from leading professors about essential skills associated with finance, taxes, portfolio management, insurance, and estate planning.

Financial Planning Degree Courses

The business degree in financial planning provides you with the tools and expertise to work as a personal financial planner. The program highlights ways to stand out in the industry and ensures students graduate with the ability to solve complex problems for their clients, including courses like:

  • Business Law and Ethics for Managers
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Fundamentals of Finance
  • Global Supply Operations
  • Organization and Management Leadership
  • Personal Financial Cases and Modeling
  • Personal Financial Management
  • Personal Insurance Planning
  • Personal Portfolio Management
  • Personal Tax Management and Planning
  • Problem Solving and Actionable Analytics
  • Uses of Accounting Information

Careers In Financial Planning

The emerging need for financial planners and advisors is a definite upside for students looking to start a career in the field. Employment for personal financial advisors is forecasted to grow 15 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than average for other occupations. Career examples are not restricted to the following list.

Career

Growth*

Median Salary*

Bank Branch Manager 

18.7%

$125,080

Certified Financial Planner (CFP)  

14.9%

$90,640

Community Life Director 

14.6%

$37,450

Credit Counselor 

13.8%

$44,710

Financial Aid Counselor 

13.8%

$44,710

Financial Manager 

18.7%

$125,080

Financial Specialist

6.2%$63,780

*Data obtained from the Occupational Information network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

  •  Bright Outlook
  •   Green Occupation

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Application Requirements

All students are required to meet general university and NAHCEU admission requirements.

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