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Why Get a Graduate Certificate in Budget & Public Finance from GW?

Career Advancement
Learn skills for today if you are, or envision becoming, a budget analyst or financial management officer in a public agency at any level of government.
Flexible and Stackable
With the option of online classes, you can fit your studies into a busy schedule. And, if you decide to continue with a Master of Public Administration or Master of Public Policy at the Trachtenberg School, we count all four courses towards the degree.
Expert Faculty
All courses taught by regular faculty, highly experienced practitioners with real-world experience. Classes address budgeting, tax policy, debt, government spending, financial reporting and more.
Open Applications
Qualified applicants will be considered at any time. Start in summer or fall. Classes will be offered online and in person. Graduates from GW within the last five years receive a 10% discount on program tuition.



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