Accounting Analytics, OCP

Central to Uncovering Valuable Insights.

Central Connecticut State University Official Certificate Program in Accounting Analytics is designed for today’s business professionals. This graduate-level certificate is intended for individuals currently in the workforce or students looking to develop their accounting skills needed to work with “big data.”

Businesses desire these skills to identify valuable financial insights, increase efficiency, and better manage risk. The program focuses on developing working professionals’ skills required to succeed and advance in the competitive accounting industry.

Program Features

  • Starts every January and August
  • 12-credit program
  • Attend part-time
  • Classes offered evening on-campus and online
  • No GMAT/GRE required



The Central School of Business is an accredited member ofAACSB International- the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Admissions Contact

Graduate Recruitment & Admissions

Academic Contact

Mary McCarthy
Professor & Department Chair
Accounting (Academic)
R.C. Vance Academic Center

Academic Department

Did You Know?

As the proliferation of data analytics has expanded, public accountants have found themselves in front of a unique opportunity that allows them to set themselves apart from their colleagues and future-proof their careers by developing their expertise in data analytics - an expertise that will ultimately save their clients time and money.


Learning Outcomes

Analytical Skills:  

  1. Students demonstrate proficiency in the interpretation of data to make informed recommendations.  
  2. Students utilize technology to analyze accounting data.  

Communication Skills: 

  1. Students demonstrate effective written communication skills. 
  2. Students demonstrate effective oral communication skills. 

Critical Thinking (Decision-Making): 

  1. Students identify the relevant business issue. 
  2. Students demonstrate the ability to research authoritative literature to evaluate the issue. 
  3. Students develop relevant conclusions.