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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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
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