Local Government Management (certificate)

Program Overview

The certificate in Local Government Management provides an overview of forms, structures, functions and services of local government. The course of study emphasizes leadership skills, board administration, performance management, strategy development and public participation. A variety of important financial management topics will be covered including: revenue forecasting, capital planning, debt issuance and management, intergovernmental and inter-organizational fiscal administration, service cost analysis and management, accounting, performance and accountability.

Degrees Offered

  • certificate in Local Government Management

Admission Requirements


There are many funding and scholarship opportunities at Binghamton. We encourage prospective students to review available program-specific scholarships and awards, and visit the program's website for additional information.

For more information, visit the Local Government Management website.