Graduate Certificate in Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting

The graduate certificate in governmental and nonprofit accounting program offers an in-depth understanding of accounting in these sectors. Located at the intersection of federal government agencies, international NGOs, and domestic nonprofits, the GW School of Business is uniquely positioned at the center of accounting needs for these prevalent organizations.

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 12 credits in selected courses.

Prerequisite coursework
ACCY 2001Introduction to Financial Accounting
or ACCY 6101 Financial Accounting
Required
6 credits from the following courses:
ACCY 6204Managerial Accounting for Government and Nonprofits
ACCY 6701Government Accounting
ACCY 6900Special Topics (Governmental Audting)
ACCY 6900Special Topics (Case Studies: Governmental Accounting & Auditing)
ACCY 6900Special Topics (Nonprofit Accounting)
Electives
6 credits from the following courses:
PPPA 6031Governing and Managing Nonprofit Organizations
PPPA 6032Managing Fund Raising and Philanthropy
PPPA 6048Financing State and Local Government
PPPA 6051Governmental Budgeting
PPPA 6053Financial Management for Public and Nonprofit Organizations
PPPA 6054Issues in Federal Budgeting