For those who don’t have their CPAs, Who long did it take you to pass the CGFM? How much time did you spend studying for each exam?

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I have both. CGFM only took me a few months for each exam. You can do it!


I don’t have it but know people who do and aren’t CPAs. They just studied for a few months before the test.

It took me about 6 months to get my CGFM, i.e. about 2 months of study per test. If you've been in government for any period of time, the government environment stuff is pretty easy. The biggest thing is learning the differences between how federal, state, and local do their accounts.

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