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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
    Click here for the next step

     
    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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