Graduate Certificate in Financial and Housing Counseling

The purpose of the Financial and Housing Counseling Certificate is to develop a student's financial and housing counseling skills and to prepare a student to sit for the Accredited Financial Counselor and Certified Housing Counselor exam offered through the National Association for Financial Planning and Counseling Education. Students with this background would be equipped to provide professional assistance in debt counseling, financial management, and housing finance to those in need. Typical clients would include those with low levels of income and resources, disaster recovery, and military personnel dealing with financial and housing issues related to deployment, relocation.

This certificate is offered as part of the Family Financial Planning programs in the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance. More information is available at

Contact information:
Dr. Deanna Sharpe
229 Stanley Hall
Columbia, MO 65211

Federal Gainful Employment disclosure information for this Graduate Certificate is available at