M.Sc. Online

Accounting and Information Systems

University of Maryland Global Campus

12 months
659 USD/credit 19770 USD/year
659 USD/credit 19770 USD/year
504 USD/credit 15120 USD/year
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A strong understanding of business processes, combined with an integrated knowledge of accounting and information technology, will make you a valuable resource in the workforce. The Accounting and Information Systems program at University of Maryland University College will give you an edge on the competition.


Secure your future with the stability and flexibility of an accounting career and seize the vast growth opportunities in information systems security, cybersecurity risk management, and information technology auditing. 

This 30-credit master's degree program in Accounting and Information Systems at University of Maryland University College is geared toward meeting the 150-credit requirement for licensure when combined with your undergraduate degree. Suited to students at any career stage, this program can help you transition into either accounting or information systems by developing your professional knowledge and competencies.

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Successfully apply accounting and information technology concepts, principles, and techniques in the analysis and resolution of accounting systems problems and opportunities within their organizations
  • Effectively communicate accounting and information technology ideas, concepts and solutions
  • Evaluate the effects of technology on an organization's accounting system
  • Evaluate issues and innovations in accounting and in information technology, and their effects on managerial decision-making
  • Evaluate and design accounting and information systems to meet organizational goals
  • Develop and evaluate alternative solutions to organizational problems

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Accounting

  • Accounting Information Systems

  • Auditing

  • Federal Income Taxation

  • Information Systems Management and Integration

  • Systems Analysis and Design

  • Information Technology, the CIO, and Organizational Transformation

  • Foundations of Information Security and Assurance

  • IT Acquisitions Management

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official documentation indicating successful completion of the equivalent of a U.S. baccalaureate degree: If you were educated in a country other than the United States, you must have your official transcripts evaluated by an independent credit evaluation service. The evaluation company will send a copy of the evaluation to both you and UMUC. However, providing your transcript does not ensure admission to the Graduate School.
  • English language proficiency: If you were educated outside of the U.S., you need to demonstrate college-level proficiency in written English to UMUC.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 659 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    19770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 659 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    15120 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 504 USD per credit during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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