Graduate Certificate in Public Financial Management 12 credit hours, fully online program
This is designed for working professionals and traditional students seeking to increase their public finance nd financial management knowledge, which are vital assets for leaders in both government and non-profit organizations. The Martin School is among the top graduate programs in the nation for Public Financial Management; the certificate can be completed as a stand-alone program or as part of our Masters programs. Please contact Rhonda Trautman, director, for more information.
Applications for the Public Financial Management Certificate are only accepted for fall or spring semesters.
Compare the MPFM and Graduate Certificate in PFM.
Each course lasts 8 weeks
PA 631 Public Financial Management
PA 632 Public Funds Management
PA 625 Govt Accounting and Financial Condition Analysis
PA 627 Governmental Auditing
Tuition and Student Visas
Certificate students pay the in-state tuition rate when enrolled in fully online courses; please note that admission and enrollment in a fully-online program can NOT lead to the issuance of a J-1 or F-1 student visa. Per state laws, distance education courses and programs must be legally authorized in a state prior to offering courses or programs to students residing there.
Of special interest to Kentucky School District Finance Officers and personnel, the Kentucky Department of Education has approved the Graduate Certificate in Public Financial Management for training credits to be applied to mandatory continuing education requirements. The program's Training Code is FO-245. Applicants are encouraged to contact KDE directly for details.