Online M.S. in Accounting: Accounting Analytics (STEM) Concentration
Expand Your Skills in Accounting Analytics
The University of New Haven’s online master’s in accounting analytics provides in-depth training in data analysis tools for auditing, predictive modeling, forensic accounting, and business operations analytics. When you complete this STEM-designated program, you will have enhanced accounting skill sets for a cutting-edge field.
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- Duration 12 months
- Cost per Credit $823
- Credit Hours 30-36
- Specialize your degree
- Gain leadership expertise
- Accreditation by AACSB
- 100% online
Earn a STEM-Designated Credential for Professional Advancement
As a student in the Master’s in Accounting online program, you will study fundamental field concepts and learn to apply them toward data analysis in accounting settings. Using the latest industry technology, information systems, and quantitative analysis techniques, this concentration teaches you to analyze financial data and improve business outcomes.
Because the master’s in accounting analytics concentration is STEM-designated, you will develop valuable technical expertise for the modern job market. Finish your program in just 12-18 months and meet your professional goals.
Career Outlook: Prepare for Success in a Cutting-Edge Field
Accounting analytics is on track to transform the auditing profession by minimizing audit risk and streamlining testing procedures for greater efficiency and accuracy.
With job outlook for accountants and auditors expected to grow 6 percent through 2028,1 professionals who have training in these skill sets will be in high demand. The master’s in accounting: data analytics online program gives you the expertise you need for career success.
Financial analysts use data to help organizations make informed financial and investment decisions. They assess risk, study current market trends, analyze financial statements, and more to identify growth opportunities.
Managerial accounts develop and manage an organization’s financial and bookkeeping systems. They assess risk, plan budgets, lead accounting teams, and prepare reports for stakeholders.
Additional career options include:
- Accounting data analyst
- Certified Public Accountant
The master’s in accounting analytics from the University of New Haven includes coursework in data analysis techniques, database management, data visualization, and machine learning. You will learn to apply these skill sets in auditing, forensics, market analysis, and taxation contexts.
Courses are seven weeks in duration and taught by a faculty of experts with relevant experience in public accounting and the corporate world. Depending on your previous education, some courses can be waived or substituted to accelerate your degree. This concentration is STEM-designated, so you can be confident you’re earning a degree that meets high standards for quality and academic rigor.
Course Spotlight: BANL 6100 – Business Analytics
This course reviews statistical concepts and methods with an emphasis on data analytics and visualizations. Topics to be covered include descriptive statistics, plots and graphs for discrete and continuous data, statistical inference, regression, and selected non-parametrics including chi-square. In addition, power pivot and other Excel analytical tools will be covered. Students will obtain a solid introduction to R as a functional programming language and will be able to use Excel and R to effectively compute statistical and graphical procedures.Curriculum
Course Spotlight: BANL 6310 – Data Visualization and Communication
This course focuses on the art of communicating ideas imbedded in data through visual means to include spatial representations. Students are introduced to industry-standard graphic and data design techniques used to create understandable visualizations in order to communicate effectively with a particular audience. Techniques in organizing and articulating data are developed using real-world examples. The course materials, assignments, and projects will all be prepared using the R programming language.
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There is a $25 online course fee per credit. Please note that program fees are subject to change each academic year.
GMAT scores are not required for admission.
The M.S. in Accounting program does not currently offer a virtual open house.
While scholarships are not available for online students, the University of New Haven does accept federal financial aid.
The University of New Haven’s online Master’s in Accounting includes concentration option in Accounting Analytics (STEM).
Students can transfer up to six credits into the program.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Accountants and Auditors. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/accountants-and-auditors.htm.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Financial Analysts. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/financial-analysts.htm.
- Payscale, Average Managerial Accounting Salary. Retrieved from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Managerial_Accounting/Salary.