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Graduate Program Certificate:
Accounting Analytics

Enhance your company's financial predictions by capitalizing on past performance data.

As companies become increasingly dependent on collecting data, there is an increased demand for accountants to analyze datasets. The Rutgers Accounting Analytics Certificate takes a deep dive into analytics and how accountants use data to help companies make proper financial decisions.  Courses, such as Python and Machine Learning, Financial Data Analytics, and Investment Management and Machine Learning, offer practical insight into financial returns, bond valuation, data science, and much more.

Accountants who specialize in analytics are assets to companies seeking a strategic advantage over competitors in the marketplace.

Career in Accounting Analytics

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Data Analyst
Median Salary

Required Courses

The certificate has the following prerequisite undergraduate courses, with a B or better, for admission:
52:010:101 Introduction to Financial Accounting
52:010:305 Intermediate Accounting I
52:010:415 Concepts of Auditing
Alternatively, students may take the non-credit Financial Accounting (53:010:505) and/or the Auditing (53:010:507) Knowledge Seminars, depending on prior coursework. There may be several additional prerequisite courses, depending on the student’s choice of electives.

This course covers theory of the attest function and advanced practical applications with attention to methods and procedures for evidence gathering, evaluation, and reporting. Philosophy, statistical sampling, EDP auditing, fraud examination, professional ethics, and audit research cases are emphasized.

Prerequisite: 53:010:502

This course develops students’ data extraction, data transformation, data analysis, data interpretation, and data visualization skills. Topics covered include fraud detection, Benford’s law, managerial accounting analytics, and financial accounting analytics. This course includes a substantial data analytics class project.

Add two of five approved electives from the curriculum list.

Alternative courses can be considered in certain circumstances. Permission of the Program Director or Associate Dean for Graduate Programs is required. Contact your graduate academic advisor for more information.

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Priority will be given to applications received by November 18. Applications are accepted until all seats are filled. Space is limited, so apply early!

The seminar application process is our gateway for entry into the program. Upon acceptance into BLDP, students will be emailed their acceptance letter plus a special permission number allowing registration for the BLDP seminar.

Requirements

Seminar applications are solicited each semester and require the following:

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Rutgers-Camden students are invited to apply to apply for enrollment in the BLDP seminar. All applicants are expected to meet both of the following selection criteria:  (1) have sophomore standing or above and (2) have an overall GPA of 3.0 or above. First-semester transfer students will be evaluated based on their GPA earned at Rutgers. Students who fail to meet these admission criteria may still be allowed to apply for (and possibly enroll in) the BLDP seminar, but they will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

The director balances evaluations to make final decisions on people accepted for the seminar (up to a maximum of 15-20 each semester).

Students who are admitted to the BDLP are required to adopt the BLDP Code of Conduct. A signed contract is required from each student.

Students may count activities toward “leadership units” that were initiated prior to taking a seminar, as long as those activities occured primarily during their enrollment in their academic program.

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