For Education Partners
CFP Board partners with colleges and universities across to register financial planning programs that train the next generation of competent, ethical CFP® professionals. CFP Board also collaborates with continuing education sponsors to ensure the ongoing competency of CFP® professionals through continuing education requirements.
CFP Board Registered Programs are financial planning programs at regionally-accredited colleges and universities that meet specific criteria for fulfilling the coursework requirement for CFP® certification.
Become a registered program
Learn more about getting started as a CFP Board Registered Program.
Resources for Registered Programs
Find information and updates related to CFP Board Registered Programs.
Submit Student Eligibility Information
As a CFP Board Registered Program, you must report completion of the coursework requirement on behalf of your students to CFP Board.
Attend the Registered Programs Conference
Join CFP Board's Registered Programs and share ideas for best practices in finacial planning education while networking with financial firms, CFP Board leadership, and other financial planning influencers.
EXPLORE cfp board REGISTERED PROGRAMS
Search for schools that have registered a financial planning curriculum that satisfies CFP Board's coursework requirement.
Access the registered programs portal
If you are a program contact, log in to your CFP Board account to access the Registered Programs Portal. Contact us at (202) 379-2224 if you need help gaining access.
Continuing Education Sponsors
Continuing Education (CE) Sponsors offer programs that CFP® professionals are required to take to maintain CFP® certification. We are always seeking new partners to help us offer diversity in content, format and delivery. Work with us to reach more than 88,000 CFP® professionals nationwide.
CFP Board requires CFP® professionals to complete 28 hours of general CE every 2 years, and 2 hours of CFP Board-approved Ethics CE. Most CFP® professionals complete 94% of their required CE through a CE Programs registered with CFP Board by CE Sponsors.
EDUCATE & ELEVATE THE PROFESSION
We're always looking to grow our network of education partners. Reach more candidates across the U.S. and help diversify the profession. By joining our network of education providers, you also help to ensure that the public has access to financial planning that puts their interests first.