Anna Maria College

Anna Maria College

Certificate in Public Finance and Management


50 Sunset Lane

Paxton, MA 01612

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Certificate in Public Finance and Management

Format: Campus

Program Description:

America remains an international financial center, so there will continue to be a large demand in public finance to plan, direct, and coordinate public funds. Stricter regulations being placed on financial matters to reduce taxpayer money scandals will also create more jobs in public finance. According to the Bureau Labor Statistics, analysts in public finance make an average of $69,210 in local government, $69,060 in state government, or $99,080 in federal government annually.


Learning Outcomes:

  • Apply the major business functions to public sector organizations
  • Discover how decision makers in the public sector learn how to effectively keep their organizations running smoothly in the face of a tight economy and increasing scrutiny
  • Develop and manage budgets for non-profit and government organizations
  • Examine the government's position regarding labor relations, including unions


Career Focus:

Careers in public finance and management include (but aren’t limited to):

  • Chief Executive
  • General and Operations Management
  • Public Relations and Fundraising Management
  • Public Relations Specialist


New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize Suburb

Size & Settings: 0-999

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