Financial Planning Certificate Program

Become a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER Professional with Boston University’s Online CFP® Program

Gain the expertise you need to provide clients with sound financial advice with the Boston University Financial Planning Certificate Program.

Boston University’s CFP Board-Registered Program satisfies the coursework requirement for CFP® certification and has been named among the top schools for financial planning education by Financial Planning magazine and Investopedia.

Study on your own schedule and at your own pace, with guidance from Boston University’s esteemed faculty, each of whom is a CFP® professional.

The online program offers a unique combination of flexibility and personalized instruction:

  • Rolling admissions. Gain course access within 1 week of registration
  • Access course content 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including instructional webinars, videos, and discussion boards.
  • Learn from highly regarded Boston University faculty, including a facilitator committed to your success.
  • Work on your own schedule with pacing guidance to help ensure successful program completion.


View the recorded webinar with Program Director, Carolynn Tomin, CFP®, to learn about the job outlook for the financial planning field and explore the advantages of obtaining CFP® certification for underrepresented groups such as women and people of color.

Request Information about BU’s Financial Planning Program Online

To learn more, contact an Enrollment Advisor at +1-617-502-8822 or complete the form below.

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