There is an increasing reliance on technology in all aspects of business management and supervision and accounting departments are no different. More and more software applications, intranets and networking systems are being used to allow the quick and efficient transfer of information between departments or managers within a particular company or agency. A Master of Business Administration in accounting and information systems allows students to understand both the accounting principles and practices as well as be able to design, develop, evaluate and assess the information systems used for exchanging information
Besides advanced business management classes such as leadership, operational management and marketing and business finance, students will also take advance accounting, auditing, taxation and financial reporting and planning. The technology courses will include information system design and management, security issues with information transfer, risk assessment and analysis of information systems as well as evaluation of the effectiveness of the current information system and strategies for improvement.