Boston University - Online CFP Certification Education Program

Challenge Program

Are You Up To the Challenge?

Sign up now and sit for the July CFP® test.

is099p5jvAs a CFP® certification challenge candidate, your superior qualifications and work experience have already put you at the head of the class. Completing your capstone course with Boston University will help you stay there.

Enrolling in our online Capstone Course in Financial Planning as a challenge candidate gives you access to all the materials you need to complete the course at your own pace, in convenient packages that offer significant savings for the savvy candidate:

Boston University Capstone Course: $895

  • 4 months of access to the BU online Capstone Course in Financial Planning materials

Essentials package: $1995

  • 4 months of access to the BU online Capstone Course in Financial Planning materials
  • Your choice of a CFP® exam review course offered by The Dalton Review® or Keir Educational Resources


Are You a Challenge Candidate?

cfp_logoThe CFP Board has approved specific academic degrees and professional credentials as fulfilling most of the education coursework requirement for CFP® certification. If you have one of these degrees, you can apply for the CFP exam after you have completed our Capstone Course.

  • Ph.D. in business or economics
  • Doctor of Business Administration
  • Licensed attorney
  • Licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC)
  • Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU)
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®)
  • CFP certification from the Financial Planning Standards Board Ltd. (FPSB) Affiliate located in your territory of residence outside the U.S.

Your degree must be from a regionally-accredited U.S. college or university.  See the official CFP site for details.


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