CPFO Online Exam Review

Invest in Your Future: Earn the CPFO Designation

What is the CPFO program?

The Certified Public Finance Officers Program (CPFO) of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) is a broad educational self-study program designed to verify knowledge in the disciplines of government finance. To earn the designation of Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO), candidates must pass a series of seven examinations within a five year period.

  • Accounting and Financial Reporting
  • Treasury and Investment Management
  • Debt Management
  • Planning and Budgeting
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Procurement
  • Risk Assessment

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How to prepare to take the CPFO exams

The CPFO program was designed as a self-study program. The exams are based on content specifications and recommended readings established by the GFOA. Sample exam questions are provided on the GFOA site. The GFOA offers training programs for public finance officers, but does not offer review courses for the CPFO program.

Take your government to the next level

Radford University’s Governmental and Nonprofit Assistance Center provides online classes to prepare Public Finance officers for the CPFO exams. These classes are aligned with the CPFO content specifications and suggested readings. The online classes are self-paced and allow users to access the material when convenient. Classes consist of recorded presentations, quizzes, and sample exams. View the complete descriptions of available online review classes.

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