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Certificate Programs

Certificate in Public Budgeting and Financial Management

The Certificate in Public Budgeting and Financial Management is a 15 credit hour program for those seeking graduate training in the fundamentals of budgeting and finance for government and nonprofit organizations. It is designed for pre-career students, including graduate students in other disciplines who seek to additional capacity-building in their educational program, and for in-service professionals who seek additional expertise in their work or who plan to change their professional roles. The program is for those who wish to acquire additional knowledge and skills in public financial management and control, governmental or nonprofit accounting, and public expenditure planning, management, and control. This certificate is also available to students in the O'Neill Online Program.

Required Courses (9 credit hours)
SPEA-F 542 Governmental Financial Accounting and Reporting (3 cr.)
SPEA-F 526 Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations (3 cr.)
SPEA-F 560 Public Finance and Budgeting (3 cr.)
SPEA-V 517 Public Management Economics (3 cr.)
Electives (6 credit hours)

Select two from the following courses:

SPEA-F 609 Seminar in Revenue Theory and Administration (3 cr.)
SPEA-F 610 Government Budget and Program Analysis (3 cr.)
SPEA-F 667 Seminar in Public Capital and Debt Theory (3 cr.)

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