Why a Certificate in Public Budgeting and Financial Management at Penn State?
Penn State's online Graduate Certificate in Public Budgeting and Financial Management is designed to educate administrators and professionals in government and not-for-profit organizations who need to acquire additional knowledge and skills in the following areas:
- fiscal and governmental aspects of budgeting and financial management
- development of organizational budgets
- governmental and not-for-profit accounting issues in a public policy area of your choice
The 9-credit Graduate Certificate in Public Budgeting and Financial Management, delivered through Penn State World Campus, allows working professionals to complete the required course work in one year through the convenience of online courses.
Who Should Apply?
Penn State's Graduate Certificate in Public Budgeting and Financial Management is designed for administrators and professionals that seek to advance their knowledge and skills in budgeting and finance as they relate to government and not-for-profit organizations. If you are interested in developing your skills in these areas, this certificate program can help you start or advance your career.
Career Opportunities for Graduates
As a graduate with this certificate, you can find work or advance your career in government and not-for-profit occupations such as:
- financial manager
- budget analyst
- fiscal policy analyst
- governmental accountant
- community accountant