Personal Financial Planning

2015 – 2016 PFP FacultySpring 2016 PFP Student AmbassadorsPFP Students at FPA DFW Career Day2016 Opportunity Days Group PhotoFinancial Planning Academy: June 12 - 17, 2016

Invest in your career by earning one of the nation’s best Personal Financial Planning degrees.

The New York Times says Texas Tech University has "arguably the best undergraduate financial planning program in the country."

Texas Tech's nationally renowned Personal Financial Planning Department offers one bachelor's degree, two undergraduate minors, one master's degree, and one doctoral degree.

Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Science in Personal Financial Planning

Our personal financial planning degree includes a strong business foundation.

Undergraduate Minors

Students can choose from two minors, an online Personal Finance Minor or CFP® Certification Eligible Minor in Personal Financial Planning.

Graduate Programs

Master of Science (M.S.) in Personal Financial Planning

You can combine our personal financial planning master's degree with an MBA, law degree, or accounting degree.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Personal Financial Planning

Texas Tech's personal financial planning Ph.D. program enjoys a national reputation for excellence.

PFP In the News

Texas Tech PFP students talk about their fears entering the industry at the InvestmentNews Women Advisor Summit, April 2016
Financial Planning Academy for Teens Interested in Financial Advisory Careers, April 2016
Center for Financial Responsibility to Define New Standard Regarding "Best Interest", April 2016
Your Retirement Savings Are Big Enough, Study Shows, March 2016
2016's Most & Least Financially Literate States (Dr. Vickie Hampton, Dr. Charlene Kalenkoski), March 2016
Study: Financial Literacy Declines with Age, Confidence to Make Decisions Doesn't, March 2016
The Efficacy of Publicly-Available Retirement Planning Tools, February 2016
Department of Personal Financial Planning to Host Networking Event for Students, February 2016
Life, Love, and Money: Class Helps Students Prepare for Biggest Investments, January 2016
Riding for the Brand: The Maverick Who Created a Profession at Texas Tech, December 2015
Texas Tech PFP students talk about why they chose financial planning at Schwab IMPACT, November 2015
Katz named to InvestmentNews Women to Watch List, November 2015
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