Certified Personal Retirement Specialist (CPRS)

Designation Essentials
Status Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization.
Issuing Organization The University of Georgia
Qualification and Educational Requirements
Prerequisites Bachelor’s Degree or higher
Education Requirements

16 online courses; three exams

A reduced number of online courses (six) is required for applicants who have successfully completed a Retirement Planning course in a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Board registered education program in the past five years, CFP certificants, or Certified Public Accountants holding a Personal Financial Specialist designation. 

Examination Type Final certification exams (three exams, online)
Continuing Education Requirements 15 credits every two years
Verification, Complaints and Accreditation
Check Professional Status Online Email cprsverify@greeneconsults.com to determine status.
Investor Complaint Process Email cprsverify@greeneconsults.com to determine status.
Published List of Disciplined Designees No
Accredited By The issuing organization (The University of Georgia) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.