The public financial management major teaches students the tools of managing public expenditures (e.g. government budgeting, accounting, auditing, and procurement) and revenue generation (e.g. taxation, licensing, user fees and lotteries). The major introduces monetary issues that face every community in our society.
Students will graduate with a strong background in economics, accounting, financial reporting, budget and cost benefit analysis complemented by basic managerial and organizational skills.
This concentration is intended for students interested in public budgeting and public finance.