Press Release

Franklin University Introduces Accounting Data Analytics Certificate


Sherry Mercurio
Executive Director, Office of Community Relations
(614) 947-6581

Columbus, OH (July 15, 2021)

Franklin University, one of the leading educators of working adults in central Ohio, is pleased to announce its new Accounting Data Analytics Certificate.

In the ever-evolving business environment, employers expect more from accountants. The days of manually analyzing data and performing tasks are gone. Franklin’s Accounting Data Analytics Certificate prepares students to become forward-thinking accountants by the skills gained through this certificate to make informed business decisions by analyzing data and asking the right questions.

This 100% online certificate program is designed to boost professionals in accounting careers, preparing for the CPA exam or those looking to enhance their knowledge in the area of data analysis. Students entering the program also gain hands-on practice with Excel, Python and Tableau, and an introduction to data manipulation and visualization – equipping those to learn how to use data analytics and fuel decision making. Franklin’s certificate curriculum connects the dots with real-world scenarios that illustrate how data analytics fundamentals including: business problem framing, data wrangling, descriptive and inferential statics, data visualization and data storytelling in analytics can be used to improve results. 

As data analysis continues to become a significant part of accounting responsibilities, this four-course certificate is a great investment in one’s professional development. The certificate can be completed as few as 12 months by taking a combination of 6- and 12-week courses.

To learn more about earning an Accounting Data Analytics Certificate from a university built for busy adults, click here:

About Franklin University

Accredited, nonprofit, and dedicated to educating adults since 1902, Franklin provides onsite course options at our Main Campus in downtown Columbus, Ohio, and is an innovator in providing personalized online education. The University offers applied in-demand undergraduate, masters, and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. Through agreements with partner institutions, the University also offers international academic programs, including its top-ranked MBA.

Franklin University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and holds specialized accreditations for specific academic programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, and the Commission on Accreditation of Health Informatics and Information Management Education. The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security have designated Franklin University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE).

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