Accounting and Information Systems Program

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Program Director

Dr. Israa Abdel Ghaffar

Category:

Administrative Sciences

Tuition Fees
Egyptians: 50,600 EGP
Non-Egyptians: 4000 USD

Accounting and Information Systems Program

FAQs

Students’ on-campus accommodation is available at Sharm El Sheikh campus.

In addition to core courses in financial accounting, managerial accounting, Auditing, Business information systems, finance, investments, and management. The program also includes economics, marketing, and ethics courses.

The program encourages internships; they are also a crucial part of the program. This is a great way to gain real-world experience and build your resume.

Graduates of the Accounting and Information Systems program can pursue a variety of well-respected international professional certifications to enhance their career prospects and demonstrate their expertise in both accounting and information technology. Here are some of the most relevant options to consider:

Certified Public Accountant (CPA): This is a highly sought-after certification for accountants worldwide. It validates a candidate’s proficiency in financial accounting, auditing, taxation, and business regulations. Earning a CPA typically requires passing a rigorous exam and meeting specific experience requirements.

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA): This certification focuses on IT audit, control, and security. It equips professionals to assess the effectiveness of an organization’s IT controls and identify potential security risks. The CISA exam covers areas like IT governance, risk management, and IT audit methodologies.

Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA): Offered by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), the CGMA designation signifies expertise in financial management, accounting, and business strategy. It caters to professionals working in various finance and accounting roles within corporations.

Project Management Professional (PMP): While not strictly accounting- or IT-focused, the PMP certification is valuable for professionals involved in managing projects that implement accounting or information systems. It validates a candidate’s knowledge of project management principles and methodologies.

Financial & Managerial Accounting Associate (FMAA): this certification is a foundational credential designed for individuals who want to begin their careers in accounting and finance. It’s offered by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA).

Graduates of the Accounting and Information Systems program have a unique skill set that blends accounting principles with technological expertise. This opens doors to a diverse range of career paths in both accounting and information technology (IT) fields. Here are some typical career paths for these graduates:

Accounting:

Public Accountant: Works for public accounting firms providing audit, tax, and advisory services to various clients. Leverage accounting knowledge to ensure financial statements are accurate and compliant with regulations.

Corporate Accountant: Manage the financial records of a company, including bookkeeping, financial reporting, and internal controls. Utilize information systems to automate tasks and improve efficiency.

Forensic Accountant: Investigate financial fraud and other financial crimes. Combine accounting expertise with data analysis skills to uncover discrepancies and misconduct.

Information Technology (IT):

Accounting Systems Analyst: Analyze and design accounting information systems to meet the needs of a business. Understand both accounting principles and IT infrastructure to bridge the gap between departments.

Information Systems Auditor: Assess the security and controls of an organization’s information systems, including those related to financial data. Combine accounting knowledge with IT audit expertise.

IT Consultant: Advise businesses on how to use technology to improve their accounting and financial processes. Leverage understanding of both accounting and IT to recommend effective solutions.

Other Options:

Financial Analyst: Analyze financial data to assess a company’s financial health and make investment recommendations. Combine accounting knowledge with financial modelling skills.

Internal Auditor: Evaluate a company’s internal controls and identify areas for improvement. Utilize IT skills to analyze data and identify potential risks

 

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