The whole world seems to be moving online, including programs to earn the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ [certification]. During the past decade, online versions of the CFP Board's course work have sprouted up all over the country at various universities and colleges.
"The growth in online CFP [Board-Registered] Programs has made CFP® certification more accessible,'' says Kevin Keller, CEO of the CFP Board of Standards Inc…. Today, there are 341 [CFP Board-Registered Programs] comprising 186 certificate programs, 105 undergraduate programs, 44 master's programs and six PhD programs. At year-end 2011, there were 64,236 CFP® professionals in the U.S. Read more >