The American College of Financial Services, a nonprofit educational institute, offers the Retirement Income Certified Professional® credential.  The RICP® curriculum covers the retirement income process, strategies and solutions, sources of retirement income, and managing the retirement income plan.

Prerequisites include three years of professional experience.  Candidates must complete three required courses, successfully pass three proctored exams, and agree to abide by The American College Code of Ethics.  Fifteen hours of continuing education are required every two years.