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 delivered in person via Penn State Harrisburg and online via Penn State World Campus.
Purpose/ Who Should Apply/What You Will Learn
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
The certificate program in Public Budgeting and Financial Management requires taking three courses (9 credits) — three required courses. Courses taken in this certificate program may be applied toward the completion of the MPA program.
Degree Conferred: Certificate only