IT Auditing Training and Classes

Information technology (IT) auditing training will show you how to evaluate a computer system's internal control and effectiveness. Find out about the bachelor's degree and certificate programs available in this field, and get information on the many jobs that involve IT auditing. Schools offering Business Systems Analysis degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

What You Need to Know

A post-baccalaureate certificate program in IT auditing is for external and internal IT auditors and information security managers who want to upgrade their skills. If you have a business technology, finance or information systems background, these programs could also prepare you for an entry-level position in this field. If you're looking to begin your career, you might consider business information systems or accounting majors that contain IT auditing coursework, which are more widely available.

Programs Certified Internal Auditor Certificate, Auditing for Information Systems Certificate, Bachelor of Business Administration in Information Systems
Courses Project Management for Information Systems, Internal Audit Basics, Management of Information Systems, Auditing Theory and Practice
Median Salary (2017)* $69,350 (for all accountants and auditors)

Source: *U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

What Courses Are Available?

In certificate program coursework you'll be introduced to auditing systems technology. You'll also learn about professional financial reporting organizations such as the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO). The following topics may also be covered:

  • Financial reporting frameworks
  • Auditing procedures
  • Auditing preparation methods
  • Management of information systems
  • Business communication
  • Business law
  • Accounting information systems

What About Courses in a Bachelor's Degree Program?

In coursework for a bachelor's degree program, you'll learn about the confidentiality regulations that determine who has the right to access data. You'll also discuss how to recognize and properly report fraud in a corporate setting. You'll learn about the following areas of interest:

  • Data mining
  • Methods for pulling incriminating evidence from hard drives
  • Methods used by fraud suspects to commit crimes
  • Techniques for recognizing file tampering
  • Documentation of fraud in a corporate setting

What Can Training Prepare Me For?

These IT auditing training programs may be beneficial to internal auditors, forensic accountants, banking auditors or detectives, depending on the program. Many of these auditors are employed by local or federal government agencies, such as the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Most auditor positions will require a bachelor's degree, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

To continue researching, browse degree options below for course curriculum, prerequisites and financial aid information. Or, learn more about the subject by reading the related articles below:

  • 1. Degree Options:
The schools in the listing below are not free and may include sponsored content but are popular choices among our users. Tuition and costs will vary across programs and locations. Be sure to always request tuition information before starting a program.

Popular Schools

  • Grand Canyon University

    Grand Canyon University responds quickly to information requests through this website.

    Popular programs at Grand Canyon University:

    • Master
    • Bachelor Degrees

    Online Programs Available

  • Liberty University

    Liberty University responds quickly to information requests through this website.

    Popular programs at Liberty University:

    • Bachelor Degrees

    Online Programs Available

  • Strayer University

    Strayer University responds quickly to information requests through this website.

    Popular programs at Strayer University:

    • Master
    • Bachelor Degrees
    • Associate Programs

    Online Programs Available

  • Full Sail University

    Full Sail University responds quickly to information requests through this website.

    Popular programs at Full Sail University:

    • Master
    • Bachelor Degrees

    Online Programs Available

  • Southern New Hampshire University

    Southern New Hampshire University responds quickly to information requests through this website.

    Popular programs at Southern New Hampshire University:

    • Master
    • Bachelor Degrees
    • Associate Programs

    Online Programs Available

  • Ashford University

    Ashford University responds quickly to information requests through this website.

    Popular programs at Ashford University:

    • Bachelor Degrees

    Online Programs Available

  • Saint Leo University

    Saint Leo University responds quickly to information requests through this website.

    Popular programs at Saint Leo University:

    • Master
    • Bachelor Degrees

    Online Programs Available

  • Capella University

    Capella University responds quickly to information requests through this website.

    Popular programs at Capella University:

    • Doctoral
    • Master
    • Bachelor Degrees

    Online Programs Available

  • Purdue University Global

    Purdue University Global responds quickly to information requests through this website.

    Popular programs at Purdue University Global:

    Online Programs Available

  • Maryville University

    Maryville University responds quickly to information requests through this website.

    Popular programs at Maryville University:

    • Bachelor Degrees

    Online Programs Available

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. Next »