Certified College Planning Specialist (CCPS)

Designation Essentials
Status Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization.
Issuing Organization National Institute of Certified College Planners
Qualification and Educational Requirements
Prerequisites Candidate must meet one of the following requirements:
  • Professional financial certification/designation or
  • Professional financial license (securities, insurance, accounting, etc.), or
  • A combination of education and experience deemed satisfactory by the NICCP Advisory Council
Education Requirements Self-study course (three modules totaling 18 to 25 hours)
Examination Type Final course exam for each module
Continuing Education Requirements 24 hours per year
Verification, Complaints and Accreditation
Check Designation Status Online Online at CCPS Listing
Investor Complaint Process None
Published List of Disciplined Designees None
Accredited By None