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About the City Management Academy 

The City Management Academy (CMA) is a free, multi-week, instructional course that teaches participants about how the City of Sacramento functions.

CMA curriculum features guest lectures from elected officials and department staff focused on topics ranging from day-to-day operations to budget development and the public policy process. 


To be eligible, applicants must reside in the City of Sacramento or own a business in the City of Sacramento. Applicants must also be at least 16 years old. 

How to Apply 

The application for the 2023 program will be posted soon. Please complete this form if you would like to be placed on an interest list and notified when the application opens.