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Information Systems Audit and Control, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
, MA,
With our Information Systems Audit and Control degree, we give you the flexibility to explore the fields of accounting and information technology within a single major through courses in accountancy, computer information systems, and information and process management. 

About

When you’re managing million-dollar business transactions, you need a sophisticated computer system keeping track of it.

That requires professionals trained in the highly specialized field of information systems audit and control. Pros in this discipline combine top-notch accounting expertise with stellar information technology skills to develop and maintain IT systems capable of handling vast amounts of accounting data.

We start by teaching you accounting principles and concepts, followed by specialized studies in accounting information systems and auditing. Rounding out the information systems degree curriculum are required courses on security, systems design and analysis, and data management.

With your expertise in using, designing and auditing accounting systems, you’ll quickly discover that this unique set of skills is in high demand among businesses.

Frequently, you’ll find information systems audit and control professionals working for organizations such as software vendors, internal auditing firms, and companies that use enterprise systems to support their operations.

Specific positions you can pursue include:

  • Business systems consultant
  • Information technology director
  • Information systems auditor
  • Internal audit specialist
  • Risk and assurance manager
  • Security architect
  • Technical research manager

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
  • Design and Control of Enterprise Systems
  • Enterprise Systems Configuration for Business
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting I
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting II
  • Financial Statement Auditing or Internal Auditing
  • Information Security and Computer Forensics
  • Information Technology Auditing
  • Advanced Net-Centric Computing
  • Business Processes and Systems
  • Business Systems Analysis and Communication Infrastructure
  • Database Management Systems

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    576

    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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • 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.

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Academic 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

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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