The American College of Financial Services

Category: Online Universities | State: Pennsylvania

About The American College of Financial Services

The American College is a non-profit educational institution with the highest level of academic accreditation dedicated to leadership in innovative training and development for financial services professionals. The College is distinguished by resources of the highest quality, innovation in program delivery and design, and results that create sustainable advantages for our customers. Serving as a valued business partner to banks, brokerage firms, insurance companies and others since 1927, The American College has assembled a faculty of the foremost thought leaders in the industry to help companies and their employees succeed.
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Why attend The American College of Financial Services

The American College has partnered with a number of generous industry organizations to form the Penn Mutual Center for Veterans Affairs (PMCVA), honoring the brave members of the armed forces transitioning back to civilian life. Our mission is to provide educational support and career opportunities to eligible men, women and their spouses who have served in the armed services of the United States. We empower deserving veterans with second career opportunities, thereby infusing the financial services profession with a skilled talent pool of determined, mission-minded individuals who will be vital to the economic integrity and sustainability of the industry.

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A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, manage, and analyze the financial and monetary aspects and performance of business enterprises, banking institutions, or other organizations. Includes instruction in principles of accounting, financial instruments, capital planning, funds acquisition, asset and debt management, budgeting, financial analysis, and investments and portfolio management.

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Financial Planning & Services

A program that prepares individuals to plan and manage the financial interests and growth of individuals and institutions. Includes instruction in portfolio management, investment management, estate planning, insurance, tax planning, strategic investing and planning, financial consulting services, and client relations.

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In State Out of State In State Out of State
Tuition $3,500 $3,500 $15,000 $15,000
Fees $250 $250 $500 $500
Room N/A N/A N/A N/A
Board N/A N/A N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A N/A N/A
Other Expenses N/A N/A N/A N/A
Totals $3,750 $3,750 $15,500 $15,500

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  • Approved for Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Waives the admission application fee for military students and veterans
  • Customized student orientation program for military students
  • Mentoring/on-boarding programs for new military students or veterans
  • Additional scholarships specifically for military students and veterans
  • Compliant with Section 702 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 ("Choice Act")
  • Active duty or reserve military student returns without penalty after deployment
  • Returning student receive reimbursement or remission of course fees
  • Offers evening programs
  • Offers accelerated courses (i.e., 6-8 weeks course completion time)
  • Explicit commitment to serving the military and veteran community
  • Academic advising
  • Career planning services
  • Accommodations for military students with disabilities
  • Full-time veteran counselors or advisors on staff
  • Specialized career guidance counseling or other programs to help military students identify careers to pursue
  • Industry-employer relationship programs available to active duty military students and veterans to assist with post-graduate employment outcomes