Certificate in Local Government Financial Administration

Municipalities are responsible for the spending and accounting of large amounts of public money. The public trusts that this money is being administered wisely on their behalf. In order to meet this standard of care, local governments need to have employees that have a good working knowledge of the basic concepts of budgeting, accounting, finance, taxation and assessment.

Gain the foundational skills you need to budget and administer tax payer funds wisely.

How long does it take?

The certificate in Local Government Administration can be completed in under two years. It consists of the following six courses:

Local Government I
Local Government Accounting
Municipal Law I
Financial Management
Local Government Finance
Property Taxation and Assessment

This is only a suggested sequence of courses; students can begin the certificate at any of the three terms.