Government Budgeting Certificate

The Certificate in Government Budgeting is a post-bachelor’s program that equips working professionals who desire to deepen their expertise in financial management in nonprofit and government organizations. With the help of this program, students can become Certified Government Financial Managers (CGFMs), a respected credential that recognizes the specialized knowledge and experience needed to be an effective government financial manager. Students in this program grow as ethical leaders and financial managers, and have the opportunity to prepare for their CGFM certification, demonstrating competency in governmental accounting, auditing, financial reporting, internal controls, and budgeting at the federal, state, and local levels.

Why Earn a Certificate?

Certificates are designed for current students who want a specialization and for working professionals who want to grow in their field or change career paths. Certificates can help you to:

  • Build your résumé
  • Increase marketability
  • Verify competence to potential employers
  • Provide practical learning that can be translated directly into workplace application
  • Transform your career in less time than many traditional postgraduate and professional degree programs
  • Do not require any prerequisite work
Program Requirements

Note: This information is current for the 2022-23 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.