Which Schools Offer a Degree in Forensic Accounting?

Several colleges and universities offer bachelor's or master's degrees in forensic accounting. Keep reading to learn more about programs at Carlow University, Franklin University, St. Thomas University and the University of Charleston. Schools offering Accounting degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

Bachelor's Degree Programs

Carlow University

Carlow University in Pittsburgh, PA, offers a Bachelor of Science in Forensic Accounting program. Students earn an accounting minor in addition to their bachelor's degree. This program prepares students to take the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) exam and the Certified Forensic Accountant (Cr.FA) exam. Students take classes such as the following:

  • Auditing
  • Criminology
  • Ethics
  • Fraud examination
  • Fraud investigation techniques
  • Accounting

Franklin University

Franklin University also offers a Bachelor of Science in Forensic Accounting. This program is available online and at Franklin's 11 campuses throughout the Midwest. Students must complete approximately 128 credit hours, including general education courses, business courses, electives and major courses such as the following:

  • Legal elements of fraud
  • Accounting information systems
  • Behavioral basis of detecting and deterring white collar fraud
  • Accounting research and analysis
  • Corporate governance and internal control assessment

Master's Degree Programs

St. Thomas University

St. Thomas University in Miami Gardens, FL, offers a Master of Accounting with a specialization in forensic accounting. This program takes approximately 18 months to complete, and students must earn at least 30 credits to graduate. Students will take classes like the following:

  • Advanced auditing
  • Forensic accounting application
  • Forensic accounting practice issues
  • Computer auditing and investigation

University of Charleston

This West Virginia university offers a Master of Forensic Accounting. This hybrid program takes approximately 14 months to complete and requires only seven visits to campus; the remainder of the program is completed online. The master's program consists of five modules, including the following:

  • Introduction to forensic accounting
  • Criminology and legal framework
  • Gathering and analyzing evidence
  • Forensic accounting engagements
  • Litigation services

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