B.S. in Financial Counseling and Planning Program By Iowa State University |Top Universities

B.S. in Financial Counseling and Planning

B.S. in Financial Counseling and Planning

  • QS World University Rankings
    =494
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 48 months
Administered by the Department of Human Development and Family Studies. Leading to the degree bachelor of science. The Financial Counseling and Planning curriculum prepares students for careers in family financial services, offering three Emphases: Financial Planning, Financial Counseling or Family Financial Studies. Financial Counseling and Planning is a growing career field and appeals to students who want to work with individuals and families to help them meet their financial goals and improve their financial capability to better meet financial challenges. Coursework provides students with the family resource management and interpersonal skills needed to help families remain financially secure. Based on individual specific career goals, students may select a path that leads to fulfilling the education requirements for the leading designations and certifications in financial counseling and planning. Graduates of the program are prepared for employment in personal banking, financial services, insurance, financial counseling and planning, and human service organizations. Laboratory and practicum opportunities exist in the Iowa State University Financial Counseling Clinic. An internship encourages students to apply their studies and to experience the profession in real-world settings.