Texas Tech University

Personal Financial Planning

AFC® Approved Education Program

Current Texas Tech students, once you have completed:

Undergraduate Students:

  • PFI/PFP 3301: Introduction to Personal Finance
  • PFI/PFP 3321: Financial Counseling & Consumer Credit

Graduate Students:

  • PFP 5322: Introduction to Applied Personal Finance
  • PFP 5311: Financial Counseling & Consumer Credit (Independent Study with Jennifer Wilson)

Doctoral Students:

  • PFP 5371: Fundamentals of Personal Financial Planning
  • PFP 5311: Financial Counseling & Consumer Credit (Independent Study with Jennifer Wilson)


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You will have met the educational requirements to sit for the AFC® exam. Visit this Student Pathway to AFC® Certification flyer for more information.

To register for the exam, visit the AFCPE® website. If you have specific questions about creating an account, submitting transcripts, obtaining the AFC® study guide or any other post-education questions, please contact the AFCPE® Special Programs Manager, Sheena Parrish.

AFC® Distance Learning Program


Working Professionals, the AFC® Distance Learning Program offers courses that helps satisfy the educational requirement to sit for the AFC® exam.

Educational Courses

  • AFC® Distance Learning Program consist of two Personal Finance Courses taught by the Texas Tech University Personal Finance (PFI) Program: Introduction to Personal Finance and Financial Counseling and Consumer Credit
  • High quality courses are offered through the TTU Online Learning Management System - Blackboard. Since there are no official meeting times, the Instructors hold weekly office hours to assist with any questions that you may have and are there to support you throughout the Program.
  • Offered Fall and Spring or Summer Semesters.
  • Each of the two courses can take up to 1 to 3 hours a week to complete the course work. Your level of personal finance and counseling/consumer credit will determine the amount of time you spend each class during the week.
  • You cannot pay or register for one course at a time. The registration and cost is based on the entire AFC® Distance Learning Program.