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Certified 401(k) Professional (C(k)P)

Designation Essentials
Status Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization.
Issuing Organization The Retirement Advisor University in collaboration with UCLA Anderson School of…
Qualification and Educational Requirements
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.

Education Requirements

57 hours (32 online hours and 25 on-campus/in-person hours)

Examination Type

Final exam for each online course, online Mastery Curriculum Exam, online proctored Candidate Designation Exam

Continuing Education Requirements

12 hours annually

Verification, Complaints and Accreditation
Check Designation Status Online

Online at C(k)P Registry

Investor Complaint Process

Online at Complaint Procedures

Published List of Disciplined Designees

None

Accredited By

Issuing collaborating organization (UCLA) is accredited by U.S Department of Education Regional Accredited Agencies, WASC Senior College and University Commission.