Accounting is the common language of business — it touches every facet of an organization. UConn’s online post-baccalaureate certificates provide working professionals with the precise education they need for career advancement or CPA preparation.

Whether you want to prepare for an entry-level career in accounting, earn transferable credit toward a degree program, or are a small business owner who wants to make informed economic decisions, our four-course Accounting Fundamentals certificate can set you up for success. Learn essential accounting principles and practices from industry experts by taking classes at your convenience online.

12-Credit Online Graduate Certificate in Accounting Analytics

Whether you have just graduated from college—or you have been working in the accounting field
for years:

To get ahead in today’s business world, you must be able to tap into today’s vast amounts of data, producing actionable insights and strategic guidance to support your organization’s key decision makers.

To answer this demand, the UConn School of Business now offers the Advanced Business Certificate in Accounting Analytics.  With this innovative professional certificate, students will develop a skillset which enables them to operate with an analytics mindset throughout all accounting fields including audit, tax, financial reporting, forensics and consulting.

The Advanced Business Certificate in Accounting Analytics, offered in a flexible, online format:

  • Helps students develop a data mindset, preparing them to interact with data scientists from an accountant’s perspective.
  • Enables students to develop the skills necessary to apply modern analytical methods yielding descriptive, diagnostic, predictive, and prescriptive accounting information used for business intelligence.
  • Provides hands-on experience with audit, tax, and financial analytical software such as ACL, IDEA, Excel, Hadoop, SAS, CRSP, Compustat, and such visualization software as Tableau and Microsoft Power BI.
  • Focuses on such topics as fintech, cryptocurrencies, unstructured data, web scraping, data extraction, blockchain, visualizations, data modeling, and relational databases.

Please submit application materials no later than:

Admission deadlines are June 1 for the fall and November 1 for the spring.
An admissions decision will be made in approximately three weeks upon
completion of the application process.

A Bachelor's degree is required to apply for the Advanced Business Certificate in Accounting Analytics.

Apply now to avoid last minute delays.

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Online Graduate Certificate
in Accounting Fundamentals

Fundamentals certificate can set you up for success. Learn essential accounting principles and practices from industry experts by taking classes at your convenience online.

 

MSA_icon_lgOnline Master's of
Science in Accounting

The program ranks 6th in the nation! Earning an MSA from UConn can open the doors to leadership positions, help you increase your earning potential, and even a career switch.