Certificate Program in Public Budgeting and Financial Management

The certificate program in Public Budgeting and Financial Management is offered by the Master of Public Administration program at Penn State Harrisburg, which is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration.

This certificate is also delivered online via Penn State World Campus.

Degree Conferred: Certificate only

Who Should Enroll

The certificate is designed for 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

Participants earn a certificate in Public Budgeting and Financial Management from Penn State Harrisburg upon completion of the three required courses (9 credits). All courses must be taken for a letter grade with at least a 3.0 average maintained.