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Forensic and Investigative Accounting Concentration


Forensic Accounting is a growing area of practice in which the knowledge, skills and abilities of advanced accounting are combined with investigative expertise and applied to legal problems. Forensic accountants are often asked to provide litigation support where they are called on to give expert testimony about financial data and accounting activities. The Forensic and Investigative Accounting concentration prepares students for the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) Certification. The course also can be used by students to complete the needed hours for the Certified Public Accountancy (CPA) Examination.

Course Requirements

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