NEW Forensic Accounting Degree
What is forensic accounting? It’s looking deeper into the numbers to detect criminal activity. Not only do forensic accountants identify crimes such as employee theft and insurance fraud, they recommend actions to prevent fraud from happening in the first place.
At Broadview University, you can earn a Bachelor of Science in Forensic Accounting and get the skills you need for success in this growing and specialized field. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts much greater than average job growth in this sector.*
Forensic Accounting Degree Program Highlights
If you study full time, you can complete the four-year degree in forensic accounting in just 36 months. Coursework includes accounting, criminal justice, finance, information technology and legal studies. You will:
- Learn investigative, computer, accounting and legal skills
- Identify and prevent fraud in public, private and government sectors
- Prepare for the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) exam and certification
Careers in forensic accounting
Forensic accountants do everything from investigating white-collar crimes to analyzing financial transactions—even testifying in legal proceedings. They may also:
- Monitor funds for embezzlement, money laundering and tax evasion
- Interpret bankruptcy and contract disputes
- Analyze financial transactions
- Look for hidden assets
Employers include insurance companies, banks, large corporations, law firms and government. To discover more about the field of forensics, check out this 2009 article in Occupational Outlook Quarterly: “Careers in Forensics: Analysis, Evidence, and Law.”
Find your passion.
Call 1-877-480-3335 or contact college admissions—we can tell your more about the bachelor’s in forensic accounting degree program, answer your questions and help get you started.
*Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2011-12 Edition