Graduate Certificate in Accounting Data Analytics Online

Level up in business by increasing your analytics skills, developing vital accounting expertise and preparing to sit for the state CPA Exam.

Apply by: 2/26/24
Start class: 3/18/24

Program Overview

Get the role you want with the Accounting Data Analytics Certificate

Total Tuition $5,520*
Duration As few as 6 months
Credit Hours 12

Gain an edge in today's competitive market by sharpening your skills in business accounting and analytics. Be a top candidate for high-demand, high-earning roles by studying the connection between information systems and accounting, with courses on data mining, databases and other advanced finance concepts. This AACSB-accredited Accounting Data Analytics Certificate includes curriculum with an enhanced focus on the technology skills and software that are vital for success in today's data-rich environment.

You will explore the intersections between accounting and information technology, plus study methods for fraud detection and auditing using machine learning and data mining techniques. The curriculum covers knowledge needed for the CPA Exam and is taught by supportive faculty members who are dedicated to your professional growth.

All courses are taught completely online and are offered with multiple start dates, so you can study when and where it best fits your schedule. No GMAT is required for admission.

Career opportunities:

  • Project Accountant
  • Management Analyst
  • Internal Auditor
  • Budget Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Project Accountant
  • Management Analyst
  • Internal Auditor
  • Budget Analyst
  • Data Scientist

Accreditation

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The College of Business and Management at the University of Illinois Springfield is accredited by AACSB International (AACSB). Fewer than 6% of business schools worldwide have earned this symbol of the highest standard in management education.

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Total Tuition $5,520*
Duration As few as 6 months
Credit Hours 12

Accreditation

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The College of Business and Management at the University of Illinois Springfield is accredited by AACSB International (AACSB). Fewer than 6% of business schools worldwide have earned this symbol of the highest standard in management education.

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Tuition

Fit our pay-by-the-course tuition into your budget

Earn a world-class education for less than you’d expect. Our pay-by-the-course tuition fits easily into your budget.

*Total cost is estimated at $1,380 per course based on a semester fee schedule.

Tuition breakdown:

Total Tuition $5,520
Per Credit Hour $460
*Total cost is estimated at $1,380 per course based on a semester fee schedule.

Tuition breakdown:

Total Tuition $5,520*
Per Credit Hour $460

Calendar

The flexible certificate in accounting data analytics calendar

Designed for working professionals, UIS Online programs feature multiple start dates per year, so you can begin at the time that best fits your schedule and complete your certificate quickly.

Now enrolling:

Next Apply Date 2/26/24
Next Class Start Date 3/18/24
TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Spring 2024-2nd Half3/18/242/26/243/5/243/13/243/17/245/11/248 weeks
Summer 2024-1st Half6/3/245/13/245/21/245/29/246/2/247/27/248 weeks
Fall 2024-1st Half8/23/248/2/248/12/248/18/248/22/2410/19/248 weeks
Fall 2024-2nd Half10/21/249/30/2410/8/2410/19/2410/20/2412/14/248 weeks
Spring 2025-1st Half1/13/2512/16/241/2/251/8/251/12/253/15/258 weeks

Now enrolling:

Next Apply Date 2/26/24
Next Class Start Date 3/18/24

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Admissions

The simple Accounting Data Analytics Certificate admission requirements

We’ve streamlined our admission process to save you time and effort. Just follow these simple steps to apply.

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts
  • No GMAT required

Applicants to the UIS Online accounting data analytics certificate must meet the following requirement for admission.

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university

Courses

What you’ll study in the Accounting Data Analytics Certificate curriculum

For the online Graduate Certificate in Accounting Data Analytics program, you must complete 4 courses totaling 12 credit hours.

Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Development of an understanding of accounting analytics concepts and skills regarding analytic techniques, data mining, communication of accounting data analysis results, data ethics issues, and implications of changes in digital technologies on accounting and auditing fields.
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Database design theory and development techniques are covered where the main focus is on the relational databases. Topics discussed include data modeling theories (entity-relationship diagrams) and theory implementation in CASE tools, data definition language to create physical databases in commercially available RDBMS such as Oracle 9i, data manipulation language and Structured Query language (SQL) to manage data within the database, client/server, distributed and Internet databases architectures, form and report design using Microsoft Access database. The main goal is to train the students to assume roles such as database analyst/designer or administrator throughout their professional career. Curricular Practical Training (CPT) eligible. Access to the internet is required.
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An in-depth knowledge of several data mining concepts, processes, and techniques including both supervised and unsupervised techniques. Comprehension, application and evaluation of the data mining techniques will develop the expertise to analyze data for better decision-making. Prerequisite or Co-requisite: MIS 542.
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