Auditing Studies is a program that prepares individuals, including certified accountants, to perform independent internal and external appraisals to evaluate organizational financial and operational activities, ensure compliance with laws and policies, safeguard assets, and promote effective planning and resource allocation.

Auditing Studies majors and degree programs likely include instruction  in advanced accounting, audit tools and techniques, sampling, risk and control, audit planning, audit function management, law and regulations, environmental auditing, information technology applications, professional standards and ethics, and specific industry and service sector problems.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Auditing (use the College Search feature and enter " Auditing " in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Auditing Studies?

There are so many public and private sectors of business, government, and academia that need accounting and auditing services that many professionals opt to specialize. Options include tax specialists, employee benefits experts, income statement preparation, and/or balance sheets every publicly held corporation must file (just to name a few). Auditors work in a wide range of sectors from accounting companies to hospitals, insurance firms to manufacturing.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations Auditing Studies:

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.



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