What will I learn?

Personal Financial Management Services prepares students to work with individuals and families in a wide range of financial service occupations from insurance, investments, or banking, to financial counseling, education, or a social change occupation. This degree program gives graduates a broad understanding of household financial management. Many students choose to complement this degree with a minor in business, economics, social work, or other related program. Students may prepare for the Certified Retirement Counselor® (CRC®) or Certified Retirement Administrator® (CRA®) designation, or take the exam that leads to earning the Accredited Financial Counselor® (AFC®) designation.

This is an emphasis area of the following major:

Personal Financial Planning, BS

COMMON CAREER PATHS

You can do nearly anything with a Mizzou degree, but here are some common career paths taken by graduates of this major:

  • Claims Examiners, Property and Casualty Insurance
  • Farm and Home Management Advisors
  • Insurance Sales Agents
  • Investment Fund Managers
  • Loan Officers
  • Tellers

Which department am I in?

College of Human Environmental Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$24,812.00 per year
The tuition fee is based on 12 credit units each fall and spring semester

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

18 January 2022, 22 August 2022

Venue

College of Human Environmental Sciences

106 Gwynn Hall,

COLUMBIA,

Missouri,

65211, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Academic Requirement - High School Coursework; IGCSE scores of C or higher in five or more subjects AND three A-level certificates with a C or higher. English Language Requirements - TOEFL; Written test - 550 overall score, no section score below 52; Online test - 79 overall score, no section score below a 17; IELTS - 6.5 overall score, no section score below a 6.0.

For international students

Students must complete High School Coursework with 13 units (one unit = one year in class) with the following core coursework: Mathematics - Four units (algebra or higher), Science - Three units, Social Studies - Three units, Languages - Two units, Fine Arts - One unit.

Students must meet one of the following requirements:

  • GPA of 2.5 or higher on a U.S. 4.0 scale
  • GPA of 3.5 or higher on a U.S. 5.0 scale
  • Average grades of 80 or higher on a 100-point scale
  • Average grades of 8 or higher on a 10-point scale
  • IGCSE scores of C or higher in five or more subjects AND three A-level certificates with a C or higher

English Language Requirement:

TOEFL

Written test: 550 overall score no section score below 52
Online test: 79 overall score no section score below a 17

IELTS

6.5 overall score no section score below a 6.0

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Missouri

The University of Missouri is a well-renowned American institution based on a beautiful 1,262-acre site.

  • Outstanding facilities across beautiful campus
  • Dedicated international center
  • Nationally recognized online courses
  • Diverse and active student body