Jun 21, 2024  
USC Catalogue 2021-2022 
USC Catalogue 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOGUE]

Public Financial Management Certificate

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Complex social and economic climates - at the national, state, and local level - make sound public financial management essential to the fiscal sustainability and growth of communities everywhere. This graduate certificate program provides students with the skills to analyze financial information, assess public sector finance systems, prepare and manage budgets, and ensure the financial accountability of public organizations.

Required Courses

Complete each of the following courses (12 units):


Course substitutions are permitted with advanced approval of the program director. Any of the above courses taken to satisfy normal degree requirements count also toward this certificate requirements up to the university’s maximum double counting rules. 

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