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Accounting Analytics Certificate

Drive Financial Performance with Data Analytics

Gain a comprehensive understanding of financial data and the science behind the numbers with the Accounting Analytics Certificate. With Nova Southeastern University’s in-depth curriculum, you’ll develop the skills necessary to identify process improvements, enhance organizational efficiencies, and advance your career at the nation’s top workplaces.

Within this accounting certificate program, you’ll learn how accountants leverage data analytics techniques to perform trend analysis, ensure compliance with reporting requirements, and assess the financial health of an organization. Specializing in this data-focused field sets you apart from the competition, giving you the NSU Edge in any accounting pursuit.

  • An application and $50 non-refundable application fee. Apply online
  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution or for students with degrees from foreign institutions, an official foreign academic evaluation stating equivalent bachelor’s degree, must be submitted from a NACES organization 
  • Students who have earned a degree from a foreign non-English speaking country must submit English proficiency test scores, (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, Duolingo, ELS)
  • Additional documents and may be required along with the GMAT or GRE based on review by the admissions committee.

Please contact us directly for minimum GPA requirement and required English proficiency test scores.

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Students are required to complete 18 credit hours of upper division Accounting courses and Introductory Accounting

Upper Division (Undergraduate) Accounting Courses: 

  • Cost Accounting
  • Intermediate Account I and II
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Accounting Information and Control Systems

Full-time professionals are available to discuss the Accounting Analytics certificate curriculum with you in greater detail. Simply call 800.672.7223 Ext. 25168 or contact our Enrollment Services Staff.

Total credits: 15-36

Students must complete the certificate program in a maximum of three years.

Required Courses
ACT 5001 Introductory Accounting*
ACT 5004 Cost Accounting*
ACT 5006 Intermediate Accounting I*
ACT 5007 Intermediate Accounting II*
ACT 5009 Advanced Accounting*
ACT 5010 Auditing*
ACT 5731 Accounting Information and Control Systems*
ACT 5730 Accounting Analytics
ACT 5741 Financial Reporting & Data Analytics  
ACT 5743 Data Analytics in Auditing
Choose two:
BIA 5471 Digital Transformation and Analytics Strategy**
BIA 5485 Data Mining and Predictive Analytics Fundamentals**
ISEC 0615 Fundamentals of Cybersecurity***

* Course may be waived at the discretion of the department chair if appropriate coursework has been completed prior to pursuing the certificate.
** Can be counted towards FL CPA "Business Credit" requirement
*** Cannot be counted towards FL CPA "Business Credit" requirement

For course descriptions, please visit Course Wizard

Current students: Please consult your Academic Adviser for program requirements or access SharkLink for your Degree Works audit. Program requirements are subject to change, and your Academic Adviser or Degree works audit can provide you with the courses required for your catalog term.
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