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UGA launches Georgia Certified Economic Developer program

UGA is launching a certification program for Georgia economic developers, the first of its kind in the state. Announced Jan. 20 during the State of the University address, the program will provide training tailored to meet the unique needs of communities throughout the state.

The Georgia-specific program is offered through the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, a UGA public service and outreach unit. The customized curriculum provides economic development professionals training on practical topics that they can immediately apply within their community to help achieve economic success.

The Georgia Certified Economic Developer program expands on an annual economic development course series that the Office of Public Service and Outreach created to help economic development professionals enhance their

For more information about the program and to register, see