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Certified Financial Planner CFP® Certification Education Program 

A distinguishing feature of the James Madison University CFP® Certification Education Program Online is the ability to go beyond what you need to know for the CFP® Board Exam to what you need to know when you are face-to-face with clients. The Knowledge for the Real World curriculum is included in all program packages and is designed to interface with the Financial Planning Certification curriculum, providing the conversational competence to better address client needs and increase production. Visit the website for more detailed information.

CFP Certification Education Course Outline

To register:

Online Registration *Credit card payments (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, & American Express) can only be accepted through online registration.

Mail: Download, complete and print the registration form and mail with payment to:

JMU Outreach & Engagement
127 W Bruce St, MSC 6906
Harrisonburg, VA 22807

You may consider a private loan with your banking institution or local credit union. Alternatively, you may apply for a Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loan or a Wells Fargo Collegiate Loan. To qualify/apply for a Sallie Mae or Wells Fargo loan:

NOTE: Please use the following James Madison University Continuing Education school code when applying: 003721-98.

Additional payment options are available.

*This program is approved for MyCAA and WIA participants.

Withdrawal/Refund Policy: You may request a full refund minus a $25.00 administrative fee and any credit card processing fees within 7 days of enrollment if no materials have been downloaded, no exams have been taken and all physical books, if any, are returned unopened. Non-refundable otherwise. Notification of cancellation must be received by email.