Financial Education for Securities, Banking, and Insurance Professionals.

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We are passionate about helping students expand their knowledge, skills and opportunities as financial services professionals. Because IIANC places such emphasis on professional development, we have partnered with an industry leader in financial services education. The American College has been delivering the industry’s foremost educational content since 1927. Their expert resident faculty includes over 25 of the nation’s top thought leaders in financial services practice and management.

IIANC, with the help of The American College, is proud to offer the following courses for the betterment of your career. Click on each one to learn more:

    Insurance Education


The most comprehensive, current designation on the New World of Healthcare.
The Chartered Healthcare Consultant® (ChHC®) designation starts with two key courses: Essentials of Healthcare Reform and The Healthcare Consultant. Both are offered in the popular 10-week live web class format for full College credit.

Price: $599 per course        Learn more »
*Self-study price.


Advanced Insurance Specialization. The Chartered Life Underwriter® (CLU®) is the word’s most respected designation of insurance expertise, helping you gain a significant advantage in a competitive market. This prestigious course of study helps advance your career by providing in-depth knowledge on the insurance needs of individuals, business owners and professional clients. On average, advisors with a CLU® earn 22% more than their peers with no designation.*

*Source: The American College Designation Outcomes Study, 2013.

Price: $599 per course*        Learn more »
*Self-study price.

Other insurance designations:   LUTCF   REBC®   RHU®   CLF®

    Financial Planning


Prepare with The Best in CFP® Certification Education. Choose The American College for an intense yet practical financial planning program that prepares you to sit for the CFP® Certification Examination. The American College is the leading provider of financial education, and our pass rates routinely surpass industry averages. In fact, students preparing for CFP Board's exam with The American College have a 20% better chance of passing as compared with the average pass rates of other providers.*

*Source: CFP Board and The American College Statistics, 2012.

Price: $599 per course*        Learn more »
*Self-study price. HS 333 is $950.


The Most Complete Financial Planning Program. The ChFC® program prepares you to meet the advanced financial planning needs of individuals, professionals and small business owners. You’ll gain a sustainable advantage in this competitive field with in-depth coverage of the key financial planning disciplines including insurance, income taxation, retirement planning, investments and estate planning. Did you know that advisors with a ChFC® earn an average of 50% more than their peers with no designation?*

*Source: The American College Designation Outcomes Study, 2013.

Price: $599 per course*        Learn more »
*Self-study price.

Other financial planning designations:   FSS   CASL®   CAP®   RICP®

    Advanced Degrees


Skills and confidence to implement complex financial strategies.
Today's wealthy clients are seeking increasingly complex solutions to meet their financial needs. The Master of Science in Financial Services (MSFS) provides you with the tools you need to analyze, plan and implement integrated financial and life strategies, helping you grow your business in affluent markets.

Price: $1,500 per course*        Learn more »
*Residency courses are $2,600.


Underlying theory behind financial and retirement planning.
Move from the practice to the theory of financial and retirement planning by developing research that will help individuals make better financial decisions and increase public financial literacy.

Price: $3,350 per course        Learn more »

Also check out the MSM (Master of Science in Management) designation.

Study Options

Live Online Classes:

Attend live, instructor-led classes from your home or office PC. These interactive webinars offer a convenient, timesaving way to participate in classes without needing to travel. And now, many of these webinar classes come complete with iPad® and iPhone®-ready material!

Self Study:

Our self-paced program gives you the opportunity to truly tailor your education to your lifestyle. Our online study aids and downloadable eBooks provide you with the guidance and practice you need to feel confident on test day.

Intensive Review Program:

Highly qualified faculty from The American College provide you with 16 hours of intensive review of all the major course concepts in a live 2½ day classroom environment. You have the ability to ask questions and interact with fellow students and is a great way to move through your coursework quickly and conveniently.

Online Training Center:

Capture the essentials of the LUTCF experience via an online discussion board. Take quizzes, submit action and sales planning projects, and interact with moderators and other students. This convenient format allows students to learn on their time.

Live Local Classes:

Designed for LUTCF students who like structure and face-to-face interaction with moderators and peers. We've developed a wide selection of classes that are available in hundreds of U.S. cities from coast to coast.

Questions? Already earned course credit? A Professional Education Counselor can help!
Call 888-263-7265 and mention you're with North Carolina IIANC.