Accounting Information Systems

Degree Options: Major
Locations: Rose Hill
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High-tech meets bottom line in Accounting Information Systems.

Pen on top of ledger sheets - LGTechnology plays a greater role in accounting today than ever before. Few businesses stay in the black by penciling in the ledger. That’s why accounting information services at Fordham melds business education with technology training. You get a solid knowledge of accounting and a grasp of the rapid advances in information technology that will continue to shape the field.

We offer an integrated business core of classes that gives you a solid foundation for deeper study. Want to take the CPA exam? We have a 150-hour program to prepare you. In our dual-degree programs, you can net an MBA or MS in five years.

The accounting majors are offered through the Gabelli School of Business at Rose Hill. New York City is your living lab to explore the power of business, from Wall Street firms to Bronx bodegas. You’ll gain practical industry experience in the world’s financial capital.

Program Highlights

Accounting majors at Fordham get a four-year, full-time pre-professional adviser who guides them in course selection and job placement.

World-class internships are just a train ride away. Fordham students often graduate with four or five internships on their résumés from stints many major companies, including:

  • Goldman Sachs
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
  • KPMG
  • Ernst and Young
  • MTV/Viacom
  • Lord and Taylor

More than 75 percent of Gabelli graduates who got job offers before graduation reported that their internship led directly to the full-time spot.

Take your coursework global with a study abroad program. Fordham has connections with more than 150 programs in universities all over the world, including Germany, China, Turkey, Argentina, and the Gabelli London satellite campus.

Top accounting students can qualify for honor programs—small, specialized learning communities with unparalleled advantages:

  • international travel
  • special coursework
  • close-knit cohort of very intelligent fellow students
  • regular meetings with top New York-based executives 

Beta Alpha Psi, the financial services honor society, and the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting meet on campus.

Sample Courses

Intermediate Financial Accounting I and II
Advanced Concepts in Financial Accounting
Individual and Business Entity Taxation
Commercial Transactions

Life After Fordham

Accounting majors at Fordham get a four-year, full-time pre-professional adviser who guides them in course selection and job placement.

World-class internships are just a train ride away. Fordham students often graduate with four or five internships on their résumés from stints many major companies, including:

  • Goldman Sachs
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
  • KPMG
  • Ernst and Young
  • MTV/Viacom
  • Lord and Taylor

More than 75 percent of Gabelli graduates who got job offers before graduation reported that their internship led directly to the full-time spot.

Take your coursework global with a study abroad program. Fordham has connections with more than 150 programs in universities all over the world, including Germany, China, Turkey, Argentina, and the Gabelli London satellite campus.

Top accounting students can qualify for honor programs—small, specialized learning communities with unparalleled advantages:

  • international travel
  • special coursework
  • close-knit cohort of very intelligent fellow students
  • regular meetings with top New York-based executives 

Beta Alpha Psi, the financial services honor society, and the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting meet on campus.

The Accounting Information Systems Degree