Kaplan Professional Education agreed to acquire the College for Financial Planning (CFFP) from Apollo Education Group Inc.

It signed an agreement to purchase the school in order to expand its services, according to Kaplan Professional.

“The college is an excellent complement to Kaplan’s existing Certified Financial Planner education offerings and brings with it additional programs, in areas such as retirement planning,” said Dr. Andrew Temte, president of Kaplan Professional, who added that Kaplan’s new additions will reinforce its presence in the financial education sector.

CFFP is an education provider that offers licensing, certification and professional development.