The demands of big data now drive the accounting world
In response to a world relying upon data to make decisions, the role of the accountant is shifting. Businesses now demand that accounting professionals use advanced data mining and analysis to interpret and analyze financials, and deliver insights that guide strategic decision making. Accounting firms are responding by incorporating data analytics into their business models. In-demand accountants now need these skill sets to understand, analyze, and produce big data solutions.
The Clark University Master’s in Accounting Analytics focuses on these financial accounting and big data skills, with a STEM OPT-eligible program that delivers the technical skills to understand and manipulate big data, along with the business savvy to create working solutions from the data trends you discover. Clark will prepare you to advance your career and lead your organization to better business decisions informed by the stories behind vast amounts of data.
Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) degrees are in tremendous demand across most major industries in the United States. If you graduate with a STEM-designated degree, such as the Master of Science in Accounting Analytics, you may be eligible to remain in this country for up to 36 months on Optional Practical Training (OPT).