A master’s degree helps you:

Build better clientele & credibility.

  • Advisors with the highest level of ambition who want to land the most in-demand jobs and gain the trust of high net-worth clients will earn their master’s degrees.
  • UVU’s Master of Financial Planning & Analytics (MFPA) gives you the kind of in-depth experiential learning you need to have a successful and thriving career. You’ll engage with professors about topics relevant to practitioners, and you’ll network with influential leaders in the profession.

Maintain high job satisfaction.

U.S. News & World Report reported financial advisors are:

  • #4 in best business jobs
  • #25 in best paying jobs
  • #24 out of 100 best jobs

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Find peace with job security.

The Utah Department of Workforce Services projects that personal financial advisors will experience a nearly 6% increase in positions available in the state by 2021.

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Make more gold.

  • In 2018, financial advisors with a master’s degree made a median salary of $88,890, with the best-paid 25% making $157,710 that year. UVU will challenge you to be at the top of the competition.
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  • “… The median wage was about 30% higher for workers with a master’s degree than for those with a bachelor’s degree in 2015.”
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Getting your MFPA will launch your career, equip you with the knowledge you need to best help your clients, and help you meet your financial goals. Find out more about UVU’s MFPA.


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