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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 Management Executive Education
Qualification and Training Requirements

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.

Designation Training Requirements

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

Designation Exam Type

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

Continuing Education Requirements

12 hours annually

Verification and Complaints
Online Designation Resource

Online at C(k)P Registry

Investor Complaint Process

Online at Complaint Procedures

Published List of Disciplined Designees