GFOA's Certified Public Finance Officer Program

The next step as you prepare for leadership positions in state and local government.

GFOA's Certified Public Finance Officers (CPFO) program is designed to prepare individuals for leadership positions in state and local governments by enhancing fundamental skills and increasing knowledge of best practices and standards in public finance. Individuals will be equipped to participate in decision-making efforts related to their government and community and lead projects and professionals in a substantive and significant manner.

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Get Started on Your CPFO Journey

Content of Exams


CPFO Candidate Guide


Enroll in the Program


CPFO Exam Prep


Revised Policies


FAQ Page


For more information on the CPFO program, please contact Eric Roach.