Data Analytics in Accounting

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Certificate in Data Analytics in Accounting

John Williams, Graduate Program Director
Glass Hall, Room 439, Phone: 417-836-5414

Elizabeth Reger, Program Coordinator
Glass Hall, Room 223 Phone 417-836-5616

Program description

The Data Analytics in Accounting Graduate Certificate is a 12-hour graduate-level experience in the area of data analytics in the accounting field. The program involves in-depth study of topics related to data analytics in accounting, including data analysis, data visualization, IT auditing, and others. Contact the Director of the School of Accountancy for additional information.

Note: This certificate program is not eligible for Federal Financial Aid.

Entrance criteria

Candidates for the certificate program must be admitted to the certificate program. The candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in accounting and meet minimum admission criteria for the Master of Accountancy program. All course work must be approved by the MAcc Program Director.

Required courses (12 hrs)

Course Code Course Title  Credit Hours 
ACC 642 Data Analytics in Accounting* 3 hrs
ACC 751 Computer Forensics and IT Auditing 3 hrs
ACC 741 Advanced Accounting and Management Information Systems 3 hrs

*If a student took ACC 542 as an undergraduate student, the student must take ITC 645 to substitute for the ACC 642 requirement.

Select one of the following:

ITC 628 Database Application Development with Oracle 3 hrs
ITC 645 Data Infrastructure for Data Analytics 3 hrs
ACC 794 Internship (Analytics related) 3 hrs
ACC 796 Independent Study (Analytics related) 3 hrs

GPA requirement

Students must have a B or better grade in each course.