The Department of Accounting and Management Information Systems (MIS) offers distinctive and innovative educational opportunities designed to promote scholarship and successful leadership.

Join our diverse group of talented and intellectually curious students, and gain the knowledge and skills required to succeed in a highly competitive, global, technology-based marketplace.

Academic Programs



Our Students

Lerner’s accounting and management information systems department is a premier recruiting source for internships and jobs with the Big 4 international accounting firms, consulting firms and financial institutions as well as many other national, regional and local companies.

UD’s central east coast location and the Lerner College’s variety of experience-driven learning opportunities make the UD accounting degree a central part of a successful future in any accounting-related profession.

The accounting program provides preparation for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and other professional certifications.

Supporting Our Mission

The department’s faculty is committed to offering distinctive and innovative educational opportunities related to professions in accounting and management of information systems. We are proud to team with alumni and the businesses community to assure the success of our students.

If you would like to explore the many ways to join our mission or support our commitment to students, please contact the department office by emailing or calling 302-831-2961.


  • Outstanding Lifelong Lerner: Negin Faraji - Negin Faraji earned a doctorate in financial services analytics (FSAN) in 2016 and currently works as a data scientist at Virginia Tech. Faraji spoke with Lerner about her journey to the FSAN program and what she learned through the program at Lerner.
  • Lerner Welcomes New Faculty: Karen McDougal - Instructor of accounting Karen McDougal is one of 11 new faculty members who joined the Lerner College this fall.
  • Lerner Welcomes New Faculty: Joan Fico - Assistant professor of accounting and management information systems Joan Fico is one of 11 new faculty members who joined the Lerner College this fall.
  • My Summer Internship: Andrew Gugger - Andrew Gugger, a Class of 2022 management information systems major with minors in computer science and business analytics, spent his summer with Swiss Reinsurance Company, Ltd. as a front-end web development intern.
  • My Summer Internship: Kristen Jacob - Kristen Jacob, Class of 2022 operations management major with a minor in management information systems, spent her summer interning as a sales management intern with PepsiCo.