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Master of Science in Accounting and Information Technology (MSAIT)

Program Description

  • The Master of Science in Accounting and Information Technology (MSAIT) is designed to prepare students for successful careers in management of accounting information systems and/or consulting. The MSAIT degree develops accounting and information technology competencies needed to respond to the evolving demands being placed on accountants and information technology professionals in modern organizations.
  • The program will address major issues such as fraud detection, forensic auditing, regulatory reporting, information security, business intelligence and data mining, enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, e-commerce, and data warehouses. Students who are preparing to become auditors, IT auditors, information security specialists and information systems consultants will benefit significantly from this degree.
  • Courses included in the graduate core include Cost and Managerial Accounting Theory; Accounting Information Systems; Fraud Detection and Prevention; Business Information Consulting; IT Auditing; Database Management Systems; IT Systems Project Management; Information Security; and Enterprise Resource Planning. 


Admissions to Master of Science in Accounting and Information Technology

  • Students applying to this program must meet specific admission requirements for the Texas State Graduate College and the McCoy College of Business Administration. Applicants with an accounting undergraduate degree from an accredited university will normally take 36 semester hours of graduate courses. Applicants with other undergraduate degrees would be required to complete additional coursework.

For more information on admission, please visit Graduate College MSAIT.

Deadlines for Admission

For information on deadlines for admission, international student requirements and other important data, please visit the Graduate College website.

For More Information on Admissions, Requirements, and Course Descriptions, please visit Graduate College MSAIT Page.

For further questions, please contact:

Dr. Sam Lee

MSAIT Program Coordinator

Email Dr. Sam Lee