Upcoming ASU Graduate Course Timelines

The ASU Core Graduate Certificate for Educators includes two 3-credit graduate courses: Investment Management for Educators and Risk Management for Educators. Courses can be taken in any order.


April 12

NGPF Prerequisite Certification Course Cut-Off Date for Completion

  • Prerequisites for this course include NGPF’s Investing and Advanced Investing Certification Courses
  • Last NGPF Cohort for eligibility: 42
  • END OF APRIL

    NGPF Eligibility Email

    May 13

    NGPF Scholarship Application Deadline

    June 5

    ASU Paperwork Deadline

    July 1 - Aug 9

    Course Dates

    June 28

    NGPF Prerequisite Certification Course Cut-Off Date for Completion

  • Prerequisites for this course include NGPF’s Investing and Advanced Investing Certification Courses
  • Last NGPF Cohort for eligibility: 44
  • MID-JULY

    NGPF Eligibility Email

    July 21

    NGPF Scholarship Application Deadline

    August 7

    ASU Paperwork Deadline

    Aug 22 - Oct 11

    Course Dates

    Exact Date TBD

    NGPF Prerequisite Certification Course Cut-Off Date for Completion

  • Prerequisites for this course include NGPF’s Investing and Advanced Investing Certification Courses
  • Last NGPF Cohort for eligibility: TBD
  • Exact Date TBD

    NGPF Eligibility Email

    Exact Date TBD

    NGPF Scholarship Application Deadline

    Exact Date TBD

    ASU Paperwork Deadline

    Exact Date TBD

    Course Dates


    April 12

    NGPF Prerequisite Certification Course Cut-Off Date for Completion

  • Prerequisites for this course include NGPF’s Insurance and Credit Certification Courses
  • Last NGPF Cohort for eligibility: 42
  • END OF APRIL

    NGPF Eligibility Email

    May 13

    NGPF Scholarship Application Deadline

    June 5

    ASU Paperwork Deadline

    July 1 - Aug 9

    Course Dates

    October 2024 (Exact Date TBD)

    NGPF Prerequisite Certification Course Cut-Off Date for Completion

  • Prerequisites for this course include NGPF’s Insurance and Credit Certification Courses
  • Last NGPF Cohort for eligibility: TBD
  • Exact Date TBD

    NGPF Eligibility Email

    Exact Date TBD

    NGPF Scholarship Application Deadline

    Exact Date TBD

    ASU Paperwork Deadline

    JAN 13 - Mar 4

    Course Dates

    Exact Date TBD

    NGPF Prerequisite Certification Course Cut-Off Date for Completion

  • Prerequisites for this course include NGPF’s Insurance and Credit Certification Courses
  • Last NGPF Cohort for eligibility: TBD
  • Exact Date TBD

    NGPF Eligibility Email

    Exact Date TBD

    NGPF Scholarship Application Deadline

    Exact Date TBD

    ASU Paperwork Deadline

    Exact Date TBD

    Course Dates


    An ASU Specialization Graduate Certificate for Educators is issued for the following 3-credit graduate course: Psychology and Technology in Personal Finance for Educators.

    June 28

    NGPF Prerequisite Certification Course Cut-Off Date for Completion

  • Prerequisites for this course include NGPF’s Behavioral Economics and Cryptocurrency Basics Certification Courses
  • Last NGPF Cohort for eligibility: 44
  • MID-JULY

    NGPF Eligibility Email

    JULY 21

    NGPF Scholarship Application Deadline

    August 7

    ASU Paperwork Deadline

    Oct 16 - Dec 6

    Course Dates

    October 2024 (Exact Date TBD)

    NGPF Prerequisite Certification Course Cut-Off Date for Completion

  • Prerequisites for this course include NGPF’s Behavioral Economics and Cryptocurrency Basics Certification Courses
  • Last NGPF Cohort for eligibility: TBD
  • Exact Date TBD

    NGPF Eligibility Email

    Exact Date TBD

    NGPF Scholarship Application Deadline

    Exact Date TBD

    ASU Paperwork Deadline

    MAR 17 - May 2

    Course Dates


    Overview of steps for a 3-credit graduate course

    STEPS WITH NGPF: ELIGIBILITY & SCHOLARSHIP

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    Successfully complete the 2 prerequisite NGPF Certification Courses that correspond with the ASU graduate course

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    Receive an email from NGPF saying that you are eligible to apply for a scholarship to take the ASU graduate course.

    *optional* Register for the ASU/NGPF Info Session.

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    Receive scholarship application link and apply for a scholarship for the ASU graduate course before the deadline provided.

    ASU COURSE ENROLLMENT & COMPLETION STEPS

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    Receive accepted scholarship status from NGPF and the go-ahead to proceed with ASU sign up paperwork

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    Complete ASU sign up paperwork. This includes paying a $70 enrollment fee to get an ASU ID and completing an enrollment form.

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    ASU officially enrolls you in the course. You receive a welcome email from ASU with instructions on how the course will run on its start date.

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    Over 7.5 weeks, complete the asynchronous course work for the graduate course online.

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    ASU calculates an average completion rate of 1 module per week for the first 5 weeks and time to review and take the exam after that. Weekly email reminders are sent to participants behind the average completion rate for any particular week.

    STEPS AFTER COURSE COMPLETION

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    Grades are finalized by the ASU instructor(s) and published in Canvas. ASU emails you that grades are finalized and sends you a digital badge. NGPF also publishes a congratulatory blogpost.

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    If applicable, ASU emails a copy of the graduate certificate

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    Once grades have been finalized and available to view on Canvas, requesting a transcript and requesting that CEUs be processed will become available within 2-3 days.

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    If applicable, ASU emails a copy of the applicable graduate certificate for educators. A core graduate certificate for educators is issued for those who have completed both Investment Management and Risk Management. A specialization graduate certificate for educators is issued for those who have completed Psychology and Technology in Personal Finance.

    Questions for NGPF: ASUpartnership@ngpf.org

    Questions for ASU: wpcareyexeced@ngpf.org