We are the leader in financial services education.

Build your credentials, strengthen your expertise, and differentiate yourself in the financial planning field by becoming a CFP® professional. Choose one of three ways to complete your CFP® certification education requirements and become a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professional in just 9 months.

Start your CFP® Certification Education

Northwestern University, in partnership with Dalton Education, offers both Self-Paced and Virtual Classroom courses that fulfill the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER certification education requirement necessary to attain your CFP® certification. Below, you’ll find all the details on our programs.

Enrollment Advisor

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Guarantee to Pass

A comprehensive education and review course including personalized study programs and one-on-one instruction from a Dalton faculty member.

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Virtual Classroom

Instructor-led online education for learners who prefer interaction with instructors and a more structured learning style.

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Self-Paced Online

Flexibility for professionals who want and need to set their own study schedules.

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Virtual Classroom Demo

Experience our virtual classroom program for yourself in this sample from an online class.

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Information Sessions

Sign up for one of our Information Sessions where you will learn more about our CFP® certification education programs.

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Meet Your Instructors

We've assembled the most experienced faculty in CFP® certification education.

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