Forensic Accounting

Rule out risky business in the Forensic Accounting microcredential where you will gain knowledge of fraud prevention, detection and correction of financial fraud and white-collar crime activities. First, you’ll identify areas of financial risk, develop internal control policies and procedures, and define the role of the forensic accountant in the courtroom. Then, by utilizing an accounting software system, you’ll prepare the necessary source documents, journal entries, special journals, reconcile accounts, generate financial statements and close an entire accounting cycle. This microcredential is intended for working professionals who want to expand their expertise in forensic accounting.


What You'll Learn

  • Identify areas of financial risk and develop internal policies
  • Introduce fraud detection, prevention, and correction
  • Apply descriptive analytics to fraud case analysis
  • Utilize cloud-based simulation to understand business cycles, purchasing, inventory and payroll.
  • SOX 404 internal control applications
  • REA data modeling
  • Apply data analytics skills to analyze and detect suspicious transactions.


  • Current students
  • Outside professionals
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  • Online
  • Classroom
  • Hybrid
  • Flex

Time to Complete

  • Months

This program qualifies for the new Part-Time TAP for Non-Degree Programs. Learn more about eligibility.

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