Department of Accounting & MIS

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Accounting and Management Information Systems (MIS) is to offer distinctive and innovative educational opportunities related to the professions of accounting and MIS, promote scholarship in Accounting and MIS, and to advance successful leadership in a rapidly changing technological environment.

To that end, the Department of Accounting and MIS is committed to the following goals:

  • Attract talented, diverse, and intellectually curious students to our discipline.
  • Develop distinctive educational opportunities that provide the knowledge and skills required for our students to succeed in a highly competitive, global, technology- based marketplace.
  • Attract and retain talented and diverse faculty who are excellent teachers, productive researchers and committed to the success of our students.
  • Maintain leadership in integrating information technology in accounting education.

The Lerner College is home to a state-of-the-art financial trading facility, the $1.4 million student-led Blue Hen Investment Fund, a student-managed restaurant and hotel, a high-technology development center of a global bank and a start-up experience for students with new business ideas.

Lerner College faculty - like Anu Sivaraman, who is among Social Media Marketing Magazine’s “Top 100 Marketing Professors on Twitter” and’s “Top 50 Marketing Professors on Twitter” - are thought leaders who command attention from influential business audiences, economists and policy makers.

All Lerner College departments offer experience-driven learning and emphasize evidence-based analytics methods to enrich the student experience. Here, finance students visit New York City’s financial districts for a first-hand look at markets trading and to meet with UD alumni.

Charles W. Horn, AS75, and wife Patricia, recently made a $3 million commitment to enhance and expand entrepreneurial studies.

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