M.S. in Financial Planning

Online and on-campus

4+1 Option

If you're an undergraduate student Cal Lutheran, you can earn your M.S. in Financial Planning in only one year by taking courses during your senior year.

  • Save time and earn your M.S. in Financial Planning faster
  • Save money by taking graduate courses as part of your undergraduate tuition
  • Design your own graduate educational experience
  • Build a network of working professionals and students from around the world

How do I get admitted?

  • Admission is based on having senior status at Cal Lutheran and a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Contact the Graduate Admissions Office at (888) CLU-GRAD or clugrad@callutheran.edu to learn how to apply for the M.S. in Financial Planning program

How do I take courses?

  • Meet with an M.S. in Financial Planning advisor to make your course selections.
  • Start taking MS-FP courses during the fall or spring semesters of your senior year
  • Take up to a total of 3 MS-FP courses during your senior year
  • If you continue attending the program as a full-time student after completing your undergraduate degree, you can earn your M.S. in Financial Planning in just one year
  • With evening and online courses, you'll have the flexibility to complete your degree while still pursuing your career aspirations!
  • Graduate course options available to meet prerequisite requirements

What are the costs?

  • During your senior year, the MS-FP courses will be included in your normal tuition as long as you take 12 undergraduate credits and do not exceed 18 total credits per term
  • Once fully admitted to the M.S. in Financial Planning program, the tuition is the regular tuition per credit for courses at Cal Lutheran.


Join us for a 4+1 Information Session!

Want to learn more about our 4+1 graduate programs? Join us for an informaton session on campus - we'll provide pizza, and you'll get to talk with admission counselors to answer all your questions.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Lundring Events Center

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