Forensic Accounting Certificate Program - Graduate

The Certificate in Forensic Accounting prepares students and practicing accountants with the proficiencies needed in this specialized field: Students and professionals completing this program will:

Understand fraud prevention, detection and response and financial statement misrepresentation. Be able to understand economic and commercial damages calculations, critically examine the valuation of companies within a litigation environment. Demonstrate an understanding of technical issues such as bankruptcy, dispute resolution and matrimonial accounting.

The academic program for this certificate consists of four, three-credit graduate-level courses that are to be delivered in either a face to face or hybrid format that makes extensive use of the University’s instructional design services.   The four courses that constitute this proposed program can be taken in any order and will be offered once each academic year, thereby permitting students to complete the certificate within 12 months.

Program Requirements

ACCT 526Fraud Examination3
ACCT 527Forensic Accounting3
ACCT 528Business Valuation3
BSLW 506Legal Issues in Forensic Accounting3
Total Credits12