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Florida Community College at Jacksonville
May 24, 2019
2008-2009 Florida Community College at Jacksonville Catalog
If you’re interested in pursuing a career in the fast growing area of personal financial planning, this A.A.S. degree program will give you a solid foundation. Banks, brokerage firms, insurance companies, credit unions, and other financial services institutions are growing; there are numerous employment opportunities in the Jacksonville area. The curriculum in this program covers a broad array of topics: financial planning fundamentals; principles of insurance; investment planning, retirement planning and employee benefits; individual taxes and estate planning. The lengthy list of professional electives allows you to focus on the areas of particular interest to you.
Expected Job Growth and Earnings
The number of jobs in this field will grow faster than the average for all occupations through the year 2012. Median annual earnings of personal financial advisors were $56,680 in 2002.
The associate in applied science degree program is intended primarily for students who desire to complete an associate degree and become employed. Students who decide to pursue university transfer should select the A.S. degree in Financial Services.