The MBA in Financial Planning program at California Lutheran University has been accredited through the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
The Financial Planning program at California Lutheran University is registered with the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. (the CFP Board). As a CFP Board-Registered Program, our courses satisfy CFP Board’s initial education requirement, allowing an individual to sit for the CFP® Certification Examination.
The CFP® Board can also provide you more information about the requirements of becoming a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® professional.
The CFP® Board is a nonprofit professional regulatory organization that requires education, ethics requirements, examination, and experience for CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® certificants. Along with completing the financial planning coursework and passing the CFP® Certification Examination, the CFP® Board also requires successful CFP® certificants to have financial planning-related work experience and adhere to their Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility. With CFP® certification now available in 17 countries, it is one of the most widely recognized and respected financial planning certifications.