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Our affordable financial planning course online

Personal finance has become a vastly more complex field in recent years. One of the most significant trends is that people are investing their money in different ways rather than simply relying on high-interest savings accounts. It has opened up a world of choice, but it has also increased the risk—especially at times of economic pressure—and driven huge demand for personal financial planners.

When you enroll in our financial planning course online, you will transform your talent for numbers and budgeting into a strong career asset. Studying at your own pace, you will learn how to help others spend, save, invest, manage debt, and get on the path to long-term financial stability.

Personal Financial Planning Online Course Curriculum

Prepare to take the first step toward a career as a personal financial planner with our online Personal Financial Planning Career Diploma. You’ll learn essential skills for helping clients plan for their future – all at your own pace, from home.


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  • Our affordable tuition payment plan options.
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  • How a degree in API Program Name can help you reach your goals.


What you get

  • Textbook: Personal Finance
  • Student Portal dashboard for instant access to lessons and support
  • Learning Resource Center online libraries and labs
  • ProQuest® digital access to thousands of sources for research
  • An active online community of fellow students, staff, and grads

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Job opportunities

Financial planners know how to make informed financial decisions that can increase personal wealth and create long-term financial security. Demand for financial planners is on the rise, with a projected growth rate of 13% over the next decade. Use this diploma as a stepping stone to a bachelor's degree or higher, with a potential median annual salary of $95,390 according to the U.S. Department of Labor.



Enroll online at any time, start classes immediately, and graduate in as little as four months.


Gain job-ready skills in budgeting, evaluating investments, retirement planning, and more.


Help people create long-term financial security for themselves and their families.


Frequently asked questions

You may be taking your first steps into higher education. Or you may be considering online study for the first time. Whatever your situation, we're here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.

Do you have a knack for numbers? Would you like to help people make wise use of their money? Do you want to learn practical knowledge in a popular career field? If your answer is 'yes' to these questions, our Personal Financial Planning course is right for you. We'll take you from basic concepts to more involved topics so you will gain a full understanding of personal financial planning.

All graduates keep access to their accounts on the Ashworth College Central Network, an online toolkit that provides step-by-step guidance through resume templates, cover letters, thank you letters, and more. As a student, you will interact with the Ashworth College Central Network throughout your lessons to make you comfortable with the tools and prepare you to make a good impression on potential employers once you've graduated!

We allow you up to one year from the date of your enrollment to complete your course. A self-paced, flexible study schedule is one of the many advantages of pursuing your education at Ashworth College.

Related programs

Still not sure about enrolling in our financial planning course online? Take the opportunity to explore some of our other career-focused business majors, all of which are flexible, affordable, and online.

State requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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