Certified 401(k) Professional
Designation Essentials
Designation Status
Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization.
Certified 401(k) Professional
Qualification and Educational Requirements
Required Prerequisites
Candidate must meet all of the following requirements:
  • 3 years experience in financial services
  • 10 defined contribution plans under managment
  • $30,000,000 in assets under management
These requirements may be waived for professionals who function in an administrative capacity only and do not provide guidance on plans.
Required Education
Exam Type
Final exam for each course, online Mastery Curriculum Exam, online Candidate Designation Exam, online and proctored
Required Experience
Verification and Complaints
Investor Complaint Process
Public Disciplinary Process
Professional Online Status URL
Online at C(k)P Registry
Accredited By