GSU Signage16The Center for State and Local Finance (CSLF) courses focus on building strong analytic and strategic-thinking skills and are grounded in the content knowledge needed to become a Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO). CSLF is a testing site for GFOA CPFO exams. For more information on GFOA’s CPFO program, please visit

Upcoming  Testing Dates

  • June 1 (Deadline May 18)

Location: Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, 14 Marietta Street NW, 7th Floor, Atlanta, Ga., 30303

To sit for the exam, new candidates must sign up with GFOA here. The CPFO certification, its requirements, examination contents and processes are solely under the control of GFOA. Before taking the tests, students should carefully examine the information provided by the links on this page, and direct any questions specifically related to the exams to GFOA.