Building a better Future Center for Florida Local Government Excellence
Certificate in Florida City and County Management

A completely on-line Graduate Certificate in Local Government Management is now available at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU). The program is a 5-course graduate Certificate that focuses on Florida Local Government Management. Participants are required to complete two core courses: Public Budgeting and Public Personnel Administration; then select 3 courses from a menu of eight other courses which enables the student to customize their Certificate in the areas they feel most beneficial to them. Examples include courses in: Strategic Planning, Public Finance, Management of Non-Profit Organizations, and Proposal Writing and Grant Administration.

Participants in this Graduate Certificate Program may begin enrollment in either the fall or spring term. Each student must have at least an earned Bachelors Degree to be eligible. Applicable tuition and fees information is available at: www.fgcu.edu/cashiers. For further information on the Certificate program, please contact: Dr. Robert E. Lee at 239-777-1013 or email him at rlee@fgcu.edu.