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Institute of Business & Finance Announces a MSFS graduate degree award.

San Diego, CA, April 22, 2021 - The Institute of Business & Finance (IBF) awarded Peter Thoresen with a Master of Science in Financial Service (MSFS) degree. This graduate-level designation is conferred upon candidates who complete a 12 part series covering all aspects of financial planning practices, ethics, and standards of practice. 

The student must pass over 20 comprehensive exams, complete 7 written case study’s as well as adhere to the IBF Code of Ethics and IBF Standards of Practice as well as fulfill annual continuing education requirements.

ABOUT THE INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS & FINANCE – Founded in 1988, IBF is a non-profit provider of financial education and designations to members of the financial services industry. IBF is the fourth oldest provider of financial certification marks in the United States. In 1988, IBF launched its first certification program, CFS® (Certified Fund Specialist®). Today IBF offers four additional financial designation programs: CAS® (Certified Annuity Specialist®), CES™ (Certified Estate and Trust Specialist™), CIS™ (Certified Income Specialist™) and CTS™ (Certified Tax Specialist™).