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2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [FINAL EDITION]

Accounting Information Systems Certificate


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Purpose

Many traditional accounting functions are now embodied in accounting information systems that require a different combination of technical and financial expertise. The accounting information systems (AIS) concentration is designed to enable students to design, use, and audit sophisticated accounting information systems and to act as consultants to advise organizations as to the liabilities and risks associated with changing technology. Emerging career opportunities in technology-related fields include electronic commerce, information technology auditing, business systems consulting, information risk assessment, and web assurance. These areas are going to be the key accounting market of the future.

Curriculum


Required Courses


Students must complete four of the following:

Note(s)


SAP course

Note: Widener University School of Business Administration is an approved sponsor of Continuing Professional Education for Accountants and is registered with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of State Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs State Board of Accounting.

Prerequisites may be necessary and are the responsibility of the student. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 must be maintained with no more than one grade of C or lower.

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