The forensic accounting and fraud examination certificate program consists of six graduate level courses (18 credits) designed to prepare students for careers as fraud investigators. The program ensures that the participants will become an active force in detecting, preventing and deterring occupational fraud and abuse. The curriculum contains courses in the areas of financial crimes, corruption, asset misappropriations, data analysis, criminal justice system, forensic interviews and interrogation.
There are no per-requisites for completing this certificate and the courses may be applied to the following degree programs at Hodges University:
- Master of Accountancy (MAcc)
- Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- Master of Information Systems (MIS)
- Master of Public Administration (MPA)
- Master of Science in Legal Studies (MSLS)
- Master of Science in Management (MSM)
The certificate in forensic accounting and fraud examination may be applicable to the following careers:
- Fraud examiner
- Federal, state and local law enforcement
- Forensic accountant
- Loss prevention specialist
- Forensic analyst
- Forensic auditor
- Financial examiner
- Criminal investigator
- Private detective
- Forensic psychologist
View the Graduate Certificate in Forensic Accounting Program Curriculum Guide and Optimum Sequence of Course Work.
Find more detailed information in the University Catalog.