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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

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 Designation Status Online

Email [email protected] to determine status.

Investor Complaint Process

Email [email protected] to determine status.

Published List of Disciplined Designees


Accredited By

The issuing organization (The University of Georgia) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.