MBA in Forensic Accounting


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Course Overview

Forensic accountants investigate and prevent white-collar crime by ferreting out questionable data in financial reports. They track terrorist funding, keep companies Sarbanes-Oxley compliant, and expose money laundering, tax evasion, and embezzlement schemes. And since most forms of occupational fraud are accounting related, forensic accounting has become one of the fastest growing segments of the accounting profession. Download Course Catalog.

Program Structure:

Course Code First Semester Courses Credit
ACCT 601 Intermediate accounting I 5
ACCT 602 Intermediate accounting II 5
ACCT 603 Fraud Examination 5
ACCT 604 Interviewing Techniques For Fraud Investigations 10
ACCT 605 Legal Elements Of Fraud 5
Course Code Second Semester Courses Credit
ACCT 611 Corporate Governance & Internal Control Assessment 5
ACCT 612 Accounting Information Systems 10
ACCT 613 Auditing 5
ACCT 614 Accounting Research & Analysis 10
Course Code Third Semester Courses Credit
ACCT 701 Cost Management 5
ACCT 702 Government & Not For Profit Accounting 5
ACCT 703 Federal Income Tax I 5
ACCT 704 Accounting Ethics & Professional Responsibilities 10
ACCT 705 Accounting Internship 5
Course Code Fourth Semester Courses Credit
ACCT 711 Federal Income Tax Ii 5
ACCT 712 Special Topics In Accounting 5
ACCT 713 Independent Studies In Accounting 5
ACCT 714 Foundations Of Entrepreneurship 5
ACCT 715 Quantitative Methods & Analysis 10


Career Opportunities

Forensic Accountants has huge opportunities in this field as the demand of such professionals is high as compared to the supply. Forensic Accountants are required in most of the major accounting firms for investigating mergers and acquisitions, specialized audits and in other kinds of civil litigation support, economic crime investigations, tax investigations and even in terrorist investigations. A majority of cases which require involvement of these professionals are divorce disputes, business carelessness investigation claims, and personal injury claims.


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