Master of Financial Planning and Analytics, M.F.P.A.

The Master of Financial Planning and Analytics (MFPA) degree program prepares students for professional positions in financial planning and financial analytics. Our curriculum is also designed to help our students progress towards professional certifications, including the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER(TM) (CFP®) certification and the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) certification. Students with foundational courses in financial planning or financial analytics can further expand their existing knowledge by selecting relevant elective courses in new areas of study. With extensive connections to firms across the nation, we seek to provide the best graduate education possible in financial planning and financial analytics.

Matriculation Requirements

The university uses a selective admissions process for admitting students to graduate programs. Meeting minimum admissions criteria does not guarantee admission to the graduate program or to the University as a graduate student.

The minimum admissions criteria include the following:

1. Acceptance of an application to the Master of Financial Planning and Analytics program, including payment of the application fee by the established deadline.

2. Official transcripts from all universities attended properly submitted.

3. A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college/university, a nationally accredited program, or the international equivalent.

4. A 3.0 or higher cumulative undergraduate GPA or a 3.0 or higher GPA calculated on the last 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of undergraduate coursework.

5. For international students whose native language is not English, a TOEFL score of 80 iBT (550 pBT) or higher, or an IELTS band score of 6.5 or higher within the past two years.

6. For international students, all US government requirements for international students must be met.