Personal Financial Planning (Financial Counseling)

The Financial Counseling emphasis brings together a sound knowledge of personal finance with a solid background in counseling.  Courses cover personal finance, social work, and human development and family science. In addition to preparing students to work with individuals and families in a wide range of financial service occupations, this emphasis area develops tools needed to help address the human issues often accompanying financial problems. 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.

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: