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Information Systems Audit and Control, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Waltham, MA, United States
Part number cruncher, part financial adviser and part regulatory specialist, accountants are responsible for tracking and managing an organization’s money.These professionals need to know how to do everything from understand a balance sheet to create million-dollar operating budgets to prepare reports on assets, liabilities and profits. 
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Overview

Our Accounting degree is well established as one of the best accounting programs in the country — in fact, we were founded in 1917 as the Bentley School of Accounting and Finance. We start by giving you a firm understanding of accounting principles and practices, and then teach you how they are applied in the real world.

We have plenty of opportunities for specialization; you can structure your curriculum to focus on any number of key areas:

  • Cost accounting
  • External or internal auditing
  • Financial accounting
  • Information technology

Regardless of the emphasis you choose, our accounting program gives you a core of technical knowledge that provides you with a complete understanding of the design, implementation and review of a fully automated accounting system.

There are plenty of opportunities for well-paid, entry-level positions and rapid advancement in the accounting field, whether in the public, private or nonprofit sectors.

With an Accounting degree, you’ll have diverse options — you can do everything from crunch numbers for top companies at a public accounting firm, work with small business owners as a CPA, or even build cases against white-collar criminals as a forensic accountant for the FBI.

Specific positions you can pursue include:

  • Certified public accountant
  • Control accountant
  • Cost accountant
  • Fund accountant

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Cost Management
  • Federal Taxation
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting I
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting II
  • Financial Statement Auditing or Internal Auditing
  • Accounting elective
  • Advanced Federal Taxation
  • Financial Accounting & Reporting I 
  • Financial Accounting & Reporting II 
  •  Accounting Information Systems 
  •  Financial Statement Audit 
  •  Information Technology Auditing
  •  Design and Control of Data and Systems
  •  Information Security & Computer Forensics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    577

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application form with $50 fee
  • Official high school transcript
  • College essay
  • Senior Grades
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Standardized test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    46370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46370 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    46370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46370 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Waltham

  • 1515 - 3140 USD/month
    Living Costs

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