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The Forensic Accounting Certificate** program presents accounting and auditing professionals with the opportunity to achieve new learning in the high-profile areas of financial fraud prevention, detection, and investigation. Coursework will focus on financial statement fraud, asset-theft, and internal controls in both for-profit and non-profit organizations. This program is designed for the accounting/auditing professional with a bachelor's degree in accounting or business and at least 12 months of practical experience.

Preadmission Requirements:

  • 12 months accounting, auditing or financial investigation experience (The professional experience must be evidenced within a current resume and approved by the campus Department Coordinator with oversight responsibilities for accounting and finance.)
  • Completion of Accounting or Business bachelor's degree

** Must be accepted into either the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate or the MBA prior to enrolling in these courses. A maximum of three (3) of these courses may be used to fulfill the concentration within the MBA if they were completed as Post-Baccalaureate Certificate requirements.

Major 12 cr.
ACCT780 Forensic Accounting/Fraud Examination 3 cr.
ACCT781 Forensic Accounting/Account Fraud Schemes and Data Analysis 3 cr.
ACCT782 Forensic Accounting/Law and Investigation 3 cr.
ACCT783 Forensic Accounting/Criminology 3 cr.

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