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Getting Started on the PFS Credential - Education 


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Now, let's look at the Education Requirement for the PFS credential.


1)  Do you have 75 hours of PFP-related education within the last 5 years?

YES 

Congratulations!
You have met the Education Requirement
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NOT SURE WHAT QUALIFIES?

   
2)  Education topics should be a part of the
PFP Body of Knowledge as outlined in the PFS Credential Application Kit
   

 

   

Types of education include: 

 

 

 Approved CPE
1 hour of CPE = 1 hour of education

 

 

 Courses from an accredited college or university
1 semester credit = 5 hours of education
1 quarter credit = 3 hours of education

   

Presentations of CPE or college credit courses
Education hours = the initial presentation length plus up to two times that time for preparation

 

 

 

 

 

3)  Do you have the required amount of  PFP-related education?

 YES 

 Congratulations!
You have met the Education Requirement
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NO

   
 The AICPA PFP Division offers a variety of CPE opportunities to meet your requirements
Click here to find out more information
   


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