Municipal Finance

This course is intended to meet the NC Department of State Treasurer standards for the core duties of finance operations in local government offices.  Topics include an overview of local government finance and accounting, GS 159, the role of the finance officer, pre-audit and budget processes, and more.  The course is taught with the required NC Department of State Treasurer approved curriculum.
This is a 42 hour hybrid course; 24 hours face to face and 18 hours online.

Frequently Asked Questions

Course registration fee is $133.
Book cost is approximately $79.

Total cost is $ 212.

Payment for class is due at the time of registration.

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  • Good Computer Skills
  • E-mail and access to a computer with Internet

You may register online:  Register

You may also register in person. When registering in person, complete the Continuing Education Registration Form and bring it with your payment (check, cash, credit card, or money order), to one of the GTCC Campuses: 

Registration Locations

  • Jamestown, 140 Jamestown Court, Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Greensboro, 3505 E. Wendover Ave., Continuing Education Center, Monday – Thursday, 8:30 am – 6:00 pm and Friday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • High Point, 901 S. Main St., H1, Monday – Thursday, 8:30 am – 6:00 pm and Friday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

You may be eligible for scholarship money. Click on the link below to learn if you might meet the applicant requirements.  Scholarship have time sensitive application deadlines.

Workforce Development Scholarships

Additionally, the NCWorks Career Center may be able to assist thru the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program.  NCWorks Greensboro:  336-297-9444 or NCWorks High Point 336-882-4141.

Students must purchase books PRIOR to the first day of class. Required eBook is:
ISBN:  978133799897, Government and Non-Profit Accounting (eBook) From Pearson. 
Cost is approximately $79 at the Jamestown GTCC Bookstore.

Students who successfully complete the Municipal Finance class will receive an Award of Completion.   

Requirements for Successful Completion:

  • Attendance:  Must be in class 80% of class hours
  • Coursework:  Achieve 80% on coursework

If you enter after the second day of class, you will not receive credit for taking the class.  Additionally, time absent will be counted against you; students can only miss 5 hours of class total and pass the class.

The college will make a 100% refund of registration fees if you officially withdraw from class before the first meeting.  Also if the class is canceled or full, GTCC will make a full refund. 

The college will refund 75% of the registration fee (of tuition only) if you officially withdraw from the class on the first day of class or before the class reaches the census date.  The census date varies from class to class.  Non-attendance is not a basis for a refund.