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Accounting and Information Systems Audit and Control Specializations | MS in Information Systems

Recently, new regulatory environments have required companies to provide better documentation of their accounting and IT systems to improve the management and disclosure of their business processes for better financial and regulatory controls. Accounting and IT professionals have significant roles in audit and control activities, since they control the systems that monitor and report on finance, planning and operations. The courses within this specialization cover:

  • Business-process managem​ent and security
  • The strategies for integrating governance and compliance
  • The IT organization's financial and business intelligence services


Information Systems Audit and Control Association model curricula recommendations are integrated into the specialization. This provides you with the necessary skills to meet the demand for future accounting and IS professionals.

The Accounting and Information Systems Audit and Control specialization focuses leveraging the existing IT infrastructure to establish quality in financial and internal audit processes and address the regulatory issues associated with reporting, consolidation and document/content management more effectively and completely.

Before starting the specialization, will have Financial Accounting.

Accounting and Information Systems Requirements

You will take classes in both Accounting and Information Systems. You may take classes in such subjects as:

  • Business Process Management
  • Analysis, Modeling and Design
  • Database Management Systems,
  • Information Systems Management and Strategy
  • Business Intelligence Systems
  • IT Governance and Service Management
  • Information Systems Security and Privacy
  • IT Project Management
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Fraud Examination
  • Advanced Auditing
  • Internal Auditing



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