Family Financial Planning, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 36 Hours

Degree Core
Required Courses
HS 5240Master’s Creative Component3
HS 5303Fundamentals of Family Financial Planning3
HS 5333Theories and Research in Family Financial Planning I3
HS 5353Financial Counseling for Family Financial Planning3
HS 5403Estate Planning for Families 13
HS 5453Retirement Planning, Employee Benefits and the Family 13
HS 5553Insurance Planning for Families 13
HS 5603Investing for the Family’s Future 13
HS 5653Personal Income Tax for Family Financial Planning 13
HS 5803Case Studies in Family Financial Planning 13
Hours Subtotal30
Select six hours from the following:6
Housing and Real Estate for Family Financial Planning
Theories and Research in Family Financial Planning II
Military Family Financial Issues
Professional Practices in Family Financial Planning
Statistical Methods in Education
Hours Subtotal6
Total Hours36

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level