Majors and Programs

College of Human Sciences: Financial Counseling and Planning

As a financial counseling and planning major you will examine and evaluate housing needs, issues, and trends to better meet special needs for families and children, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Your coursework will prepare you for professional work in financial and housing resource management as well as housing and family policy that can be applied at the national, state, and local levels. When you graduate in financial counseling and planning, you will have a long list of employment options that you are prepared for: financial counselor/planner, insurance agent, loan officer, mortgage originator, government housing authority administrator, housing advocate, housing planner, real-estate agent, policy analyst and lobbyist, property manager, consumer credit, or financial aid counselor. Or if you may choose to continue your education and enter a graduate program in family policy and family financial planning.

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