Certificate in Government Budgeting
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.
|FIN 502||Business Finance for Managers||3|
|ACCT 550||Accounting for Nonprofit Entities||3|
|ACCT 551||Government Financial Management||3|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Ethical Leadership and Management|
Program Learning OutcomesStudents who successfully complete this program shall be able to:
- Apply financial management principles and procedures to nonprofit and government organizations.
- Use analytic tools to analyze financial information, prepare and manage budgets, and ensure the financial accountability of public organizations.
- Examine the unique financial challenges and opportunities in public sector financial management.
- Develop personal ethical principles to guide financial decision-making.