Skip to main content
Closeup of a person making notes on a printout of charts

Applied Finance Institute


The mission of the Metropolitan Community College Applied Finance Institute is to elevate lives and community with access to relevant financial education. The Applied Finance Institute is committed to increasing the financial literacy skills of our students and community through course offerings and activities. Invest in your future, plan your career!

Through the Applied Finance Institute (AFI), Metropolitan Community College offers many financial educational opportunities leading to certificates and degrees in numerous career fields.

Job & Salary Outlook

Degrees & Certificates Offered


Ashley Peters

Ashley Peters
AFC®, M.B.A., M.S., B.S.B.A.
MCC Director of Financial Planning/Counseling Program
Faculty Finance, Accounting, Business Administration

Additional Information

MCC 2022-2023 Applied Finance Institute Advisory Board


The Metropolitan Community College Applied Finance Institute offers courses and programs that have been evaluated, approved and certified by a number of external organizations and entities including:

Arello Certified
Certified Financial Planner
International Distance Education Certification Center
Money Education
Nebraska Department of InsuranceNebraska Real Estate Comission
ACBSP Accredited

Metropolitan Community College Business and Accounting degrees are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.