Become Certified in Financial Health Counseling
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Our Financial Health Counselors Build Brighter Tomorrows
A Financial Health Counselor focuses on building a better future for clients suffering from financial distress. By combining the latest counseling techniques with valuable financial skills, our Financial Health Counselors empower their clients to take control of their finances effectively and independently to improve their present and prepare for their future.
Our Financial Health Counselors:
- Provide counseling and life planning for the financially stressed
- Establish life goals (education, automobile, home, retirement, etc.) with clients
- Educate clients on life planning
Financial Health Counselor Job Growth
Financial health counselors have a Bright Outlook according to the O*NET database for the U.S. Department of Labor. A Bright Outlook means the field is expected to see rapid growth and more job openings in the near future.
Click here to learn the difference between a Financial Health Counselor and a Credit Counselor.
Enroll in the online course
Program includes the Keys to Success manual (in online module form) and a supplement manual, Essential Financial Topics (in online module form) ,that focuses on housing, student loans and retirement.
The online course is instructor-led. It includes exercises, review slides, audio lectures, practice tests and more. While enrolled in the course, you will have access to a weekly live instructor chat. The chat is held every Wednesday at 5:00 Eastern time. An instructor and the NACCC support staff is available to assist students throughout the course.
Enrollment includes a membership to the National Association of Certified Credit Counselors. When you pass the exam, your membership will be activated and your continuing education requirements will be tracked toward certification renewal. Please allow 10 business days.
Request the Exam
Upon completion of the course, fill out the Request Exam Form. Testing materials are sent to the testing site indicated on the form. Proctoring services are required. These are easily arranged through local community colleges, universities, or libraries. Proctoring fees are determined by the proctoring site and may vary from location to location. NACCC also provides webcam proctoring for a one time charge of $50. The individual or firm taking the test is fully responsible for proctor payment.
The certification exam consists of 100 multiple-choice questions that relate directly to the content presented in the study manual. Candidates must answer a minimum of 70 questions correctly to pass.
(Please allow 10 business days for proctor to receive testing materials.)
An interactive review seminar for groups of ten or more
Why attend the seminar? The general rule in education is that we learn:
20% of what we see
40 % of what we see and hear
70% of what we see, hear and do
Triple your success rate in passing the exam the first time. Tuition Rates are based on the number of participants. They optimize the performance of your counselors and your entire organization.
$720 ($770 with bound manual)
Refunds are not provided after enrollment.
(Please allow up to 10 business days for delivery.)
Payment Plan Options with NACCC PAYGO
Unable to pay the enrollment fee in one payment? Pay in four payments of $180 with NACCC PAYGO and get started on your studies today!
If you are enrolled in any course of study, you have a year from your enrollment date to complete the course and final exam. If you cannot complete the course within the allotted time, we do offer extensions up to six months. The following table lists the required payments for each month of extension.
Bulk registration and discounts are available