Internal Auditing Concentration

With an interest in risk management and corporate governance, you can major in Accounting with a concentration in Internal Auditing. As an internal auditor, you will make recommendations on every aspect of the organization and quickly gain the experience needed to become an upper-level manager.

Opportunity to Innovate

You may participate in the IAEP Leadership and Networking Conference. You will join with internal auditing professionals from around the world to learn about developments in internal auditing and improve your teamwork skills by solving cases.

The Department of Accounting sponsors the Bradley Accounting Club (BAC) and Beta Alpha Psi (BAP). Both clubs are student led, providing excellent opportunities for developing and enhancing leadership skills.

Impact the World

Every company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and NASDAQ must have an internal audit department. Internal auditors are also found in many smaller companies. Public accounting firms have consulting operations that focus on internal auditing. Our accounting students have 100 percent career outcome rate. You may intern or work for one of the following companies that hire Foster College accounting students:

  • Big Four and national public accounting firms such as: Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers, KPMG and RSM
  • Regional and local public accounting firms such as: Baker Tilly, CliftonLarsonAllen, Porte Brown and Heinold-Banwart
  • Fortune 100 corporations such as: Caterpillar Inc., Archer Daniels Midland, State Farm and John Deere

Concentration Requirements

The internal auditing concentration requires completion of the undergraduate accounting major plus the following.

Required Courses - 9 hrs.

  • ATG 430 Professional Interviewing Skills - 3 hrs.
  • ATG 447 Internal Auditing - 3 hrs.
  • ATG 448 Computer Assisted Audit Techniques - 3 hrs.

Elective Courses - 3hrs.

  • As approved by the coordinator of the IAEP program.

Students must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or better and have no single grade below “C” for the required and elective courses in the concentration.