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Graduate Certificate in Public Finance

The Public Finance certificate provides individuals who are currently working in the public sector with skills to understand financial policy in government organizations. You will learn concepts, methods and processes of financial management with an emphasis on the public sector, and you discover how finance and policy impact civil rights and social-economic justice.


Why Roosevelt for your graduate certificate

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Instructors with Real-World Experience

Our faculty are public finance leaders from Chicago and across the U.S. who provide a challenging but supportive learning environment, encouraging your development as a future leader in the public finance sector and offering practical advice.

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View the Public Sector Through a Social Justice Lens

The program integrates coursework with Roosevelt’s mission of diversity, equity and inclusion to give students a foundation in social justice, DEI theory and global inequity studies. Students will develop an expertise in advocacy and research methodologies so they can oversee a diverse and representative professional workforce.

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Broaden Your Network

You will meet others in the field who will become your contact network. Earn your certificate in Chicago, the second-largest business center in the U.S. and home to a vast public sector workforce. Work with our career services team and faculty to strengthen your professional network upon completing the program.