**BEGINNING IN THE FALL OF 2018**

Fine tune your financial management skillset while preparing to earn your next-level certificate by enrolling in the University of Baltimore’s Graduate Certificate in Government Financial Management at the Universities at Shady Grove.

In convenient evening classes and online, this 12-credit certificate prepares you for the Certified Government Financial Manager and Certified Defense Financial Manager examinations and fulfills some of the accounting requirements to sit for the CPA examination.

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WHY STUDY GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT?

Federal and state government agencies, as well as government contractors, are experiencing an increasing need for skilled professionals who are able to demon­strate their competency in governmental accounting, auditing, financial reporting, internal controls, and budgeting.

“We worked very closely with federal government audit professionals to design the curriculum and to meet the growing needs of agencies in the area.”

– MIKHAIL PEVZNER, PROFESSOR OF ACCOUNTING AND FORMER VISITING ACADEMIC FELLOW AT THE U.S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

ADMISSION STANDARDS AND DEADLINES

View our admission requirements and deadlines.

Applications are available online, by calling the UB Office of Graduate Admission at 410.837.6565 or by visiting the Office of Student Services at the Universities at Shady Grove.

TUITION AND FINANCIAL AID

Students enrolled in this program are charged the same tuition as those attending the University of Baltimore, but may have differing fees based on home campus. Financial aid is available to students and is administered through UB. A limited number of scholarships are available.

Your UB at USG education is now even more affordable.

UB is now offering in-state tuition to graduate students in Washington, D.C., and Northern Virginia (Arlington, Loudon, Fairfax and Prince William counties and Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas and Manassas Park). This tuition discount applies to programs at USG, where you pay the same tuition and have the same financial aid opportunities as does any other UB student.

For more information, please visit UB Office of Financial Aid Web pages.