Financial Planning and Services Studies is a program that prepares individuals to plan and manage the financial interests and growth of individuals and institutions.
Financial Planning and Services Studies majors and degree programs will likely include courses in portfolio management, investment management, estate planning, insurance, tax planning, strategic investing and planning, financial consulting services, and client relations.
Search for colleges that offer a degree in Financial Planning and Services (use the College Search feature and enter "financial planning” or “financial services” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.
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What can you do with a major/degree in Financial Planning and Services Finance Studies?
With a degree in this major, you may have a career as (but not limited to) a financial advisor, financial portfolio management, wealth manager/consultant, corporate analyst, or securities operations specialist.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Financial Planning and Services Studies:
Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
- Financial Planning Association
- Financial Management Association
- Association for Financial Professionals
Publications/Magazines in Financial Planning and Services Studies: