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Certified Financial Planner Programs Recertified

Minnesota State Mankato programs recognized by national board.

Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 2-5-2013

Mankato, Minn. – The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc., in Washington, D.C., recently announced that it approved the renewal of the Certified Financial Planner Board registered programs at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Those programs include the bachelor of science degree – Financial Planning Track; Financial Planning Certificate Program; and Online Financial Planning Certificate Program.

The CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification is the most highly recognized and respected professional certifications among financial service professionals. This is due to its rigorous educational and examination requirements as well as the demanding standards and Code of Ethics that are administered by Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards.

Minnesota State Mankato's Financial Planning Certificate Program was initiated in 1998 with the registration of the curriculum by Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. (CFP Board) in Denver, Colo. The program was established to meet the need for financial planning professionals to obtain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the financial planning industry, as well as the educational requirement needed to sit for the CFP® Certification Examination.

More information about the Financial Planning Certificate Program at Minnesota State Mankato is available online here or by contacting Program Director Leon Chen by phone at 507-389-5336 or by email at

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,413 students, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, which comprises 31 state institutions.

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