If you're a working professional looking to further your financial planning education, we offer a Professional Master's at the UGA Griffin campus, located conveniently close to Atlanta.
Why study Financial Planning at UGA Griffin?
40 minutes south of Atlanta and access to metro-area networking
Small class sizes
One-on-one contact with faculty
Schedule flexibility for non-traditional students
GRE/GMAT waiver possibility for eligible applicants
Perfect for working professionals
Welcome underrepresented groups in financial planning (women, ethnic minorities, military)
Invited to intimate graduation ceremony on Griffin campus plus Athens campus ceremonies
Is Financial Planning the profession for you?
Financial planners are increasingly in demand as individuals and families seek advisers to help manage their income, investments, assets and debts.
One of the fastest growing career tracks, financial planners find employment in companies such as:
Benefits and pension departments of corporations
Others are more entrepreneurial, choosing to establish their own practice or business.
Designed for individuals who are seeking to sit for the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) examination
Provides a master’s degree level experience that goes beyond certificate education
Explores the financial planning profession with experienced UGA faculty
Conducted in cooperation with the Board of Standards for the Certified Financial Planner® program
Among the Best in the Nation
The financial planning program at UGA is among the best in the nation. Our graduates earn competitive salaries and have a variety of career options. Financial planning was ranked in CNN's Best Jobs in America and U.S. News & World Report's Best Business Jobs, also scoring the highest job satisfaction in both reports.
Students obtaining this M.S. degree have opportunities to participate in internships and the study abroad programs offered by the College of Family and Consumer Sciences.
Where are Griffin graduates?
Alpha Capital Management
Peace Officers’ Annuity and Benefit Fund of Georgia