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Doctor’s Degrees in Financial Planning & Services

21 Yearly Graduations
24% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
A doctor's degree in financial planning is offered at 3 colleges in the United States. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were men, and 24% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 14.3% of financial planning graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Financial Planning Majors

In 2019-2020, 21 doctor's degrees were awarded to financial planning majors. This earns it the #22 spot on the list of the most popular doctor's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in financial planning at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Basic Certificate 2,497
Bachelor’s Degree 552
Graduate Certificate 272
Master’s Degree 187
Doctor’s Degree 21
Associate Degree 11
Undergraduate Certificate 4

Earnings of Financial Planning Majors With Doctor’s Degrees

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for financial planning majors who have their doctor's degree is not available.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue doctor's degrees in financial planning. About 76.2% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 16
Women 5

The racial-ethnic distribution of financial planning doctor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 12
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

There are 3 colleges that offer a doctor’s degree in financial planning. Learn more about the most popular 3 below:

Below are some popular majors that are similar to financial planning that offer doctor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Finance 29


*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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