City and county officials in the Local Finance Officer Certification Program benefit from training that helps them develop sound programs of financial management for their jurisdictions. By taking courses in payroll administration, governmental accounting principles, internal controls, and more, students can work toward two levels of certification.
State employees gain a better understanding of how to apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to transactions and events that occur in a government setting through the State Financial Management Certificate Program. The program offers the Primary Governmental Accounting Series and accounting update workshops. State officials can also benefit from an expanded list of topics by participating in courses offered through the Local Finance Officer Certification Program.