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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 Associate Department Chair with oversight responsibilities for accounting and finance.)
  • Completion of a bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business.

**Must meet acceptance criteria for the MBA prior to enrolling in these courses. All four (4) of these courses may be used to fulfill the concentration requirements within the MBA Accounting Concentration.

Major12 cr.
ACCT780Forensic Accounting3 cr.
ACCT781Forensic Accounting: Fraud Examination and Fraud Schemes3 cr.
ACCT782Forensic Accounting/Law and Investigation3 cr.
ACCT783Forensic Accounting/Criminology3 cr.

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