Join the fast-growing financial planning industry, and help individuals and families achieve their financial goals. You’ll gain a deep understanding of how personal beliefs, values and lifestyle influence how we save, invest and prepare for the future. Graduates will be well-prepared to work in financial planning and wealth management either as independent professionals or as part of a larger organization.
Lead the Way in a Growing Profession
Balance your interest in financial planning, and comfort with numbers, with your desire to help people navigate through major life decisions such as buying a house, starting a business, saving for college and retiring with a comfortable income. Make a difference in the lives of others and secure your future with a degree in Personal and Family Financial Planning.
The PFFP major at the University of Arizona prepares you with a broad knowledge of investment planning, saving strategies, estate planning, retirement savings, family income strategies, risk management, income tax planning and standards for professional conduct. We developed our curriculum to address the high demand for the next generation of ethical and knowledgeable financial planners to protect, grow and manage the financial assets of individuals and families.
You’ll take part in courses that help you understand your ethical and fiduciary responsibilities, as well as elective classes focused on personal and family dynamics, so you’re able to build strong relationships with your future clients.
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