Professional Standards, Organizations, and Certifications

The Office of Internal Audits provides a high level of professional services by:

  • Following established professional standards,
  • Participating and Membership in Professional Organizations, and
  • Ensuring that auditors have appropriate technical proficiency and educational background.

Professional Standards

Professional Organizations

The IIA logo

The Institute for Internal Auditors

The IIA is the internal audit profession's global voice, recognized authority, acknowledged leader, chief advocate, and principal educator. Generally, members work in internal auditing, risk management, governance, internal control, information technology audit, education, and security.

ISACA logo

ISACA (previously known as the Information Systems Audit and Control Association®)

ISACA was incorporated by individuals who recognized a need for a centralized source of information and guidance in the growing field of auditing controls for computer systems. Today, ISACA serves 140,000 professionals in 180 countries.

Austin Chapter of Texas CPA logo

Austin Chapter of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants

The Chapter’s activities and committees are organized in the following categories:

Community Involvement
Education and Leadership
Member Services

ACUA logo

Association of College and University Auditors

Since its incorporation in 1958, ACUA has been a primary resource for higher education auditing, regulatory compliance, and risk management.

Professional Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • Certified Government Audit Professional (CGAP)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

In addition, auditors are required to attend continuing professional education courses relevant to the services provided.

Office of Internal Audits


1616 Guadalupe St.
Suite 2.302
Campus Mail Code: D8200
Austin, Texas 78701