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Information Technology in Accounting

The Information Technology in Accounting major prepares you to manage massive financial transactions. After you learn the fundamentals of accounting, Bentley’s Information Technology in Accounting degree dives into information systems and processes. You’ll discover how to design and use specialized accounting systems, and we’ll teach you the auditing techniques needed to safeguard assets and data integrity. After completing the degree, some students pursue the CISA or CPA certification. 

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Information Security and Computer Forensics (IPM 210)

The security of electronically shared information is critical to organizational success. Increased connectivity is enabling to business, but is also enabling to unintentional entry of errors as well as intentional theft, modification and destruction of organizational data. The course will delve into information security risks and related protection of data, networks and application software and cover computer forensics issues, including discussion on what organizations can do to collect evidence from various types of computer systems that might be employed to commit a crime, how to manage computer crime investigations, and how to preserve evidence from various platforms including mobile devices.

He's the Red Sox's IT MVP

Learn how Brian Shield ’85, vice president of information technology for the Boston Red Sox, led the World Champs on two major big-data-driven initiatives that helped project sales, set staffing levels, and improve the overall fan experience at Fenway Park.

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Teaching and Learning at Bentley

An interview with Kerri-Ann Sanderson, Assistant Professor of Accountancy

What do you teach? I teach Accounting Information Systems which prepares students to critically analyze business processes with a keen emphasis on risk identification and information control implications.

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I am able to take classes with professors who have had extensive experience in the industry and they are all so passionate about their jobs and the material.
Neha Musthyala
Class of 2019

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STEM-designated major

Bentley's Information Systems Audit and Control degree program is a STEM-designated major. STEM majors are in high demand across many industries. In addition to a positive career outlook, international students may receive up to three years of Optional Practical Training (OPT) to intern or work in the U.S. after completing the degree.

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