Program Details

Topics include how to detect, recognize, and prevent specific types of fraud committed against organizations and individuals.
Fort Lauderdale, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Forensic Accounting, Forensic Accounting, Forensic Accounting

Program Overview

Program Description:

Gain the technical skills and accounting knowledge to advance your career in corporate, government, public, private, not-for-profit, and a wide variety of small or large business and other settings. Complete your degree 100% online, on your schedule.

• Program Highlights: Study new tax laws, financial statements, balance sheets, asset management, inventory analysis, accounting software, and cost-volume-profit analysis.

• Certifications: This program contributes toward the educational requirements to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), and other certification exams.*

• Career Opportunities: Management accountant; auditor; public, corporate, or cost accountant; budget or credit analyst; revenue agent; tax examiner or collector

• ACBSP Accreditation: This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).†

Topics include how to detect, recognize, and prevent specific types of fraud committed against organizations and individuals. Combine your accounting and finance skills with law and investigative techniques to judge whether an activity is illegal. Graduates may work with law enforcement or lawyers, serving as an expert witness during trials.

Purdue Global cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Additional certification or licensing may be required to work in certain fields.

*To sit for the CPA Exam, states require students to have obtained 150 semester hours or 225 quarter credit hours. This program is 180 quarter credit hours (120 semester hours). To be eligible to sit for the CPA exam, a student who has completed Purdue Global’s Bachelor of Science in Accounting would need to complete the University's Master of Science in Accounting or its equivalent elsewhere. The University cannot guarantee students will be eligible to sit for or pass exams. This program was not designed to meet any specific state’s requirements for licensure or certification, and Purdue Global makes no representations or warranties as to whether the degree or any individual courses meet such requirements. Refer to the University Catalog for additional information.

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc., owns the certification marks CFP®, Certified Financial Planner™, and federally registered CFP (with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.

† For more information on Purdue Global’s ACBSP accreditation, visit

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