11 Masters Programs in Financial Planning

Financial planning is the process of formulating how a business entity will afford to attain its strategic goals and objectives. It formulates a plan describing resources, activities, materials, and equipment that are necessary for achieving these objectives, and the time frames involved. Master in Financial Planning is designed to provide students with an excellent understanding of the financial… Read more

Financial planning is the process of formulating how a business entity will afford to attain its strategic goals and objectives. It formulates a plan describing resources, activities, materials, and equipment that are necessary for achieving these objectives, and the time frames involved. Master in Financial Planning is designed to provide students with an excellent understanding of the financial planning process, together with the fundamental knowledge and skills required in professional practice. This program provides a great foundation to those looking forward to being employed in the finance sector, and also enables professionals presently employed in the finance industry to develop their skills further.

Graduates in Masters Degree in Financial Planning are ready to sit for the financial examinations that gives them competitive edge in the job market. Graduates also gain technical, quantitative, and analytical skills needed to tackle complex financial situations. They also gain knowledge of legal and regulatory setting in which financial planning takes place and familiarity with pertinent licensing, compliance, and reporting requirements. The program also helps students develop interpersonal skills that are necessary to maintain good client relationships and work successfully with colleagues.

Master in Financial Planning usually takes between one and two years, depending on if one is taking it part-time or full-time. To study the program, one needs an undergraduate degree (not necessarily in finance), but there may be some prerequisites for those without a business background.

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Geneva Finance Research Institute
Geneva, Switzerland

Wealth Management is a leading activity in the financial industry in Switzerland and in the world. There is a growing demand for wealth management experts with both finance an ... +

Wealth Management is a leading activity in the financial industry in Switzerland and in the world. There is a growing demand for wealth management experts with both finance and law training. That is why the Geneva Finance Research Institute (GFRI) at the University of Geneva offers the Master of Science in Wealth Management (GEMWeM). -
MSc
Full-time
3 semesters
English
Sep 2020
28 Feb 2020
Campus
 
Saint Joseph's University, Haub School of Business
Philadelphia, USA

This program provides you with the tools, theory, and practical knowledge to engage in professional financial planning services and financial analysis. In addition, seven cour ... +

This program provides you with the tools, theory, and practical knowledge to engage in professional financial planning services and financial analysis. In addition, seven courses within the MSFS Program have been certified by the CFP® board to satisfy the requirements of the CFP® certification examination. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
30 months
English
Campus
Online
 
University of Puerto Rico - Río Piedras
San Juan, Puerto Rico

The Graduate School of Planning grants the professional degree of Master's in Planning with areas of emphasis in the fields of Urban and Territorial Planning, Planning of Natu ... +

The Graduate School of Planning grants the professional degree of Master's in Planning with areas of emphasis in the fields of Urban and Territorial Planning, Planning of Natural Resources and Environment, Planning of the Economic Systems, and Areas of Policies and Social Planning. -
Master
Full-time
Spanish
Campus
 
ESCP Business School
Paris, France +1 More

Accredited C.I.F. (Investment Advisor), and C.J.A. (Relevant Legal Expertise), the Specialised Master® in International Wealth Management (formerly MS Private Banking and Fina ... +

Accredited C.I.F. (Investment Advisor), and C.J.A. (Relevant Legal Expertise), the Specialised Master® in International Wealth Management (formerly MS Private Banking and Financial Planning) on our Paris Campus trains high-level generalists in the field. Career opportunities are bewildering: solicitors, banking advisors, lawyers, insurance experts, tax consultants, accountants, property managers, financial investment consultants – and many more. Students spend one month on our London Campus. -
Master
Full-time
English, French
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Life Learning
Milan, Italy

Life Learning in collaboration with Luisa Carbone, an expert in European design and project manager for European funding, presents the revolutionary "Advanced European Europea ... +

Life Learning in collaboration with Luisa Carbone, an expert in European design and project manager for European funding, presents the revolutionary "Advanced European European Planning Master" which will offer a thorough knowledge of the main aspects of European design starting from the framework of available opportunities and then focusing on the methodology and technicality to prepare and implement a European project. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
Italian
Online
 
Kansas State University Global Campus
USA Online, USA

The personal financial planning bachelor's degree offers courses in family relationships and decision making, consumer rights, insurance, investments and more.

The personal financial planning bachelor's degree offers courses in family relationships and decision making, consumer rights, insurance, investments and more. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
Takming University Of Science And Technology
Taipei, Taiwan

This is the first graduate school set up based on customers’ viewpoint of financial planning in Taiwan. The purpose of its establishment is to provide professional knowledge a ... +

This is the first graduate school set up based on customers’ viewpoint of financial planning in Taiwan. The purpose of its establishment is to provide professional knowledge about income and tax management so that our students are trained to be good at their own financial management or become professional tax managers. -
Master
Full-time
English, Chinese
Sep 2020
Campus
 
UDIMA - Universidad a Distancia de Madrid
Madrid, Spain

Acquire a high level of theoretical and practical Spanish financial sector and banking, as well as all the services and products that banks offer their customers expertise. In ... +

Acquire a high level of theoretical and practical Spanish financial sector and banking, as well as all the services and products that banks offer their customers expertise. In addition, the acquisition of a detailed knowledge of financial markets, in order to advise on the different products they offer, both for investment and for funding. -
Master
Part-time
12 months
Spanish
Sep 2020
Online
 
University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

The Master in Wealth Management (MWM) is designed to educate and train future wealth managers.

The Master in Wealth Management (MWM) is designed to educate and train future wealth managers. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
INEAD
France Online, France +22 More

European Master ** issued by the European Federation of Schools (FEDE) - an association governed by Swiss law (CCS.art 60-79). The European Masters is a European diploma valid ... +

European Master ** issued by the European Federation of Schools (FEDE) - an association governed by Swiss law (CCS.art 60-79). The European Masters is a European diploma validated by the IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education) is an American accreditation body. -
Master
2 years
French
Online
 
Kansas State University Global Campus
USA Online, USA

The personal financial planning master's degree incorporates macro and microeconomics, finance, financial planning ethics, computer applications of financial data and counseli ... +

The personal financial planning master's degree incorporates macro and microeconomics, finance, financial planning ethics, computer applications of financial data and counseling skills. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online