Miami Dade College to Offer Certified Financial Planner Certification Education Program in Spring 2017 Term

Miami, Sept. 28, 2016- In the Spring 2017 term that begins in January, Miami Dade College’s (MDC) acclaimed School of Professional Development will offer a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Certification Education Program to meet the needs of professionals who plan, assess, and evaluate a client’s financial future through the development of a comprehensive financial plan.

The program courses will be taught by financial service professionals who provide current information in a variety of financial planning areas.  Students successfully completing the financial planning certification program will have met the education requirement for CFP® Certification Examination administered by the CFP Board.

“CFP Board is pleased to approve the program at Miami Dade College as a CFP Board Registered Program,” said Mike R. Greene, CFP®, chair of CFP Board’s Board of Directors.  “As student interest in financial planning as a career continues to grow, we anticipate that MDC’s program will contribute significantly to the number of qualified candidates seeking to attain the CFP® certification, the standard of excellence for competent and ethical financial planning.”

The program will be offered at the Wolfson Campus beginning in Spring 2017, and at Kendall Campus in Fall 2017.

For more information, contact Randy Lichtman, program manager for Wolfson,, 305-237-3120 or Enid Lima-Suarez, program manager for Kendall,, 305-237-2161.

About Miami Dade College

Miami Dade College (MDC) is the higher education institution with the largest undergraduate enrollment in the America, with more than 165,000 students. It is also the nation’s top producer of Associate in Arts and Science degrees and awards more degrees to minorities than any other college or university in the country. The college’s eight campuses and outreach centers offer more than 300 distinct degree pathways including several baccalaureate degrees in education, public safety, supervision and management, nursing, physician assistant studies, film, engineering, biological sciences, and others. In fact, its academic and workforce training programs are national models of excellence. MDC is also renowned for its rich cultural programming. It is home of the Miami Book Fair, Miami Film Festival, the MDC Live Arts Performing Arts Series, the National Historic Landmark Miami Freedom Tower, a major sculpture park and large art gallery and theater systems. MDC has admitted more than 2,000,000 students and counting,  since it opened its doors in 1960. For more information please visit