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Graduate Certificate in Estate Planning

Program at a Glance

Program

Estate Planning

Format

Online, Hybrid

Total Units

12

Summer ’24 Early Application Deadline

March 17

Program Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Estate Planning gives practitioners a broad-based education in a highly specialized field.

Designed and administered by attorneys and accountants who are estate planners, the courses in the program give students a solid foundation in federal tax law and relevant state law. Students will acquire the tools needed to advise clients on how to formulate, implement and revise estate plans.

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants should hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited US institution or the equivalent from a recognized foreign (outside the US) institution, and provide official transcripts.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English must meet the English Language Proficiency Admission Requirements.
  • Certificate students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
  • To apply for certificate programs, students should submit an admission application and fee.

Important Note: Graduate certificate admission is limited to domestic students. Students that plan to study on an F or J Visa may apply to graduate programs only.

Proficiency Requirements

Writing Proficiency

Students are expected to possess proficiency in writing to ensure they can be successful in their course of study. Students may meet this requirement by satisfying one of the screening criteria listed under Graduate Writing Proficiency Requirement.

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