Data Analytics for Accounting and Auditing Graduate Certificate

Asynchronous Online | AACSB Credited | 7-Week Sessions

Advance your career in accounting and financial auditing.

This Graduate Certificate focuses on data analytics as it applies to accounting and auditing as opposed to a singular area.

Additionally, the program includes an independent study allowing students to develop effective skills in communicating data analysis information.

Courses Include:

MBA500: Statistical Methods for Management
MAC511: Data Analytics for Accounting
MAC512: Data Analytics for Auditing
MAC518: Directed Study in Accounting

Admission Criteria
  • Accounting or Finance degree from an accredited institution OR sufficient corporate finance experience*
  • 3.0 or higher GPA preferred*
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Resume/CV

*Applicants with a degree outside of accounting or finance or a GPA lower than 3.0, may be considered for provisional admission — please contact before applying to discuss eligibility.

GMAT Required

“Integrating data analytic techniques and world-wide data has rapidly become a hallmark of an effective accounting function. Skills learned in this online program will help to advance your accounting or finance career whether you work in a small or larger public accounting practice; internal audit, corporate accounting and finance, or other internal accounting function; a nonprofit or governmental entity; or any other practice setting.”
Judy Beckman, Ph.D.
Program Director

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Master the skills needed to meet the demand within the accounting and auditing fields.

This online program provides CPA candidates with the expertise needed to sit for the CPA exam under the new format incorporating data analytics in January 2024.

With this program, CPA license candidates who graduated from an undergraduate program with more than 120 credits can earn the necessary credits to fulfill the 150 hour requirement for licensure.

Get in touch.

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Program Director
Judy Beckman, Ph.D.