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Earn Your Master’s in Accounting Data & Analytics

100% Online or Hybrid

Go Beyond Traditional Accounting

Businesses worldwide are looking for accountants who know how to identify trends, interpret data, and communicate insights that will inform strategic decisions and drive financial success. In Golden Gate University’s Master’s in Accounting Data & Analytics program, you’ll learn essential accounting techniques and build advanced analytical skills that can give you a competitive edge in today’s business world.

Program Overview

100% Online or Hybrid

30 Credits

4 Concentrations

#3 Best Accounting School in California

CPA Exam Preparation

No GRE/GMAT Required

Customize Your Master’s Degree

Choose from four concentrations designed to help you meet your career goals: CPA applied accounting, advanced analytics for accountants, essentials of leadership, or taxation.

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Gain In-Demand Analytics Skills

Learn from industry experts and explore essential analytical tools and techniques, such as programming, data mining, statistical analysis, and regression.

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Prepare for the CPA Exam

Our program satisfies the 150-hour education requirement to become a licensed CPA. The CPA Applied Accounting Concentration also offers live instruction to guide you through the CPA exam.

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Learn On Your Schedule

Earn your master’s degree in the way that works best for your lifestyle with our 100% online or hybrid program designed help you accomplish your goals, on your schedule.

Discover New Career Opportunities

Experienced and effective accountants are in demand across all industries, with the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimating that there will be an average of 126,500 new accounting jobs each year through 2032. Earning your Master’s in Accounting Data & Analytics creates a variety of new career paths and could even increase your salary potential by an average of $20,000 or more, according to Payscale.

Many GGU graduates become CPAs after completing our program and go on to work for top accounting firms, including the “Big Four.” No matter what your career goals may be, our program’s unique concentrations, emphasis on technology, and CPA exam preparation can offer you an advantage in this rewarding field.

Common job titles for Master’s in Accounting Data & Analytics graduates include:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Accounting Manager
  • Personal Financial Advisor
  • Financial Planner
  • Auditor
  • Chief Financial Officer
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Since coming to GGU and studying accounting, I applied to Deloitte and KPMG and they both gave me offers. It’s amazing. If I hadn’t come to GGU I would never have had the opportunity to work at one of the best accounting firms, and that was one of my goals. I’m so thankful to GGU.

Why Choose GGU?

Industry-Experienced Faculty

At GGU, 80% of our faculty are scholar practitioners who currently work in the fields they teach. You’ll learn directly from experts who can share valuable insights into what today’s employers are looking for.

Small Class Sizes

With an average class size of 17 students, you’ll get a more personalized experience at GGU. Here, you’ll be able to collaborate with classmates and form lasting connections with your professors.

Flexible Lifestyle

We offer online and hybrid degree programs that are designed for busy adults. With 3 start terms per year and convenient 15-week courses, you’ll be able to manage your schedule the way you want while you balance school with work, family, and life.

World-Class Education

We’re committed to providing adult learners with the best education available. Our programs are accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), and GGU is consistently ranked as a top university for working professionals.

About Golden Gate University

At GGU, our mission is to help you build a brighter foundation for your future through higher education. As one of California’s oldest private and nonprofit universities, Golden Gate University has been focused on providing practical, career-focused degrees to working adults since 1901.

Over the past 25+ years, we’ve evolved to meet the needs of nontraditional students by offering flexible online and hybrid programs in the growing fields of business, finance, law, technology, taxation, and accounting.

Our location in the heart of San Francisco’s high-tech and financial district provides you with access to some of the world’s biggest companies — even as an online or hybrid student. Whether you’re ready to finish your degree, make a career change, qualify for a new job, or simply set yourself up for future success, Golden Gate University is here to help you make your goals a reality.

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