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Forensic and Investigative Accounting Certificate

The Forensic and Investigative Accounting certificate is intended to meet the needs of those who wish to develop expertise in this exciting and rewarding field. Due to society's heightened awareness and growing intolerance of fraudulent activity, demand for forensic accountants is rapidly increasing. Forensic accountants, also known as forensic auditors or investigative auditors, combine their accounting knowledge with investigative skills, using this unique combination in litigation support and investigative accounting settings. There are many different careers in forensic accounting, found in a wide variety of environments. If you're looking for an exciting, worth-while life, a career in forensic accounting could be for you.

The Forensic and Investigative Accounting certificate will not only prepare students for the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) certification, but will also assist students to complete the needed hours for the CPA. 

Course Requirements

  • ACCT 514: Financial Statement Fraud (3)
  • ACCT 515: Fraud Examination (3)
  • ACCT 561: Forensic and Investigative Accounting (3)
  • ACCT 562: Information System Security (3)