Master Planner Advanced Studies™ or MPAS™ Professional Designation
Issued by College for Financial Planning
MPAS™ designees have completed a Master of Science degree with a major in personal financial planning. The program consists of 30 semester credits and delves into personal financial planning or investment-related content. Graduates are required to demonstrate critical thinking skills and problem-solving techniques. Additionally, individuals must complete assignments, projects, research, and papers and meet all graduation requirements for the Master of Science degree.Additional Details
The College for Financial Planning, Inc., is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association (NCA).
The College for Financial Planning has been authorized by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE) to offer instruction for and to grant the Master of Science (MS) and Master of Science in Finance (MSF) degrees.
The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) and numerous states have enacted regulations or legislation dealing with the use of “senior” designations used by financial planning practitioners, to separate designations that have credible requirements and academic rigor from those that have less stringent or no requirements.