Goals and Course Topics
32-36 credit, 14-month MBA program
Learn to Identify Fraudulent Activities
Across the world, thousands of businesses are victimized by fraud. The need for investigators of financial crimes with a background in forensic science has grown over the years, leaving companies unprotected. Develop the skills to identify the suspects, conduct an investigation and report the crime, while preparing for your certifications as a CFE, or in some states with the met requirements, the CPA with our MBA in forensic accounting online.
TU’s MBA in forensic accounting online program prepares students for the field of forensic accounting, fraud and criminal justice to achieve positions within auditing firms, in forensic accounting, fraud examination, litigation support, internal auditing, external auditing and criminal justice financial investigation upon graduation.
MBA in forensic accounting online classes will cover fraud, white collar crimes and ethical standards, as identified by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Students will be able identify fraudulent activities that include tax fraud and money laundering and will be able to plan a financial fraud examination, identify appropriate documentation and write the fraud examination report.
Be Prepared for the CPA and CFE
TU’s MBA in forensic accounting online program also prepares students for the Certified Fraud Examiner’s Exam (CFE) upon completion of the courses. It also allows accounting students to meet the required 150 college credit hour requirement (as some states require) to pursue the Certified Public Accounting (CPA) Exam.
TU’s forensics and fraud examination concentration is one of only a few universities who offer actual preparation for the CFE Exam by exclusively using the ACFE manual for the Certified Fraud Examination, according to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
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Online: Two terms per semester starting in January, March, May, July, August and October
On Campus: Two terms per semester starting in August only
Core MBA courses are offered online or on campus, and the concentration-specific courses will be offered online in the Fall and Spring semesters.
Waiving courses allows for cost savings and faster degree completion.
MGT515 and MGT516 may be waived by permission of the Dean. With these two courses waived, qualified students can complete their MBA in as little as 14 months if they are enrolled full-time; however, part-time options are also available.
Optional Second Concentrations
You can enhance your skillset even more by adding just a few more courses for a second concentration. The MBA program offers the following second concentrations:
- MBA Data Analytics
- MBA Finance
- MBA Healthcare Administration
- MBA Human Resource Management
- MBA International Business
- MBA Leadership & Change
- MBA Marketing
- MBA Sports Management
MBA Forensics and Fraud Examination FAQ
What is forensics and fraud examination?
Forensic accounting consists of litigation support involving the application of accounting principles to facts or theories in a legal dispute. Forensic accounting includes two primary functions: litigation advisory services and investigative services. Fraud examination involves resolving fraud allegations from tips, complaints or accounting discrepancies and includes activities such as gathering documentary evidence, interviewing witnesses and suspects, writing reports, testifying in legal proceedings and assisting in fraud prevention.
What is an MBA in forensics and fraud examination?
An MBA in forensics and fraud examination prepares students for the field of forensic accounting, fraud and criminal justice. Students will understand white collar crimes and ethical standards as identified by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Students will learn about tax fraud and money laundering and how to identify and write appropriate documentation and reports.
What can I do with an MBA in forensics and fraud examination?
With an MBA in forensics and fraud examination, you will be qualified for a variety of career opportunities, including positions in auditing firms, forensic accounting, fraud examination, litigation support, internal and external auditing as well as criminal justice financial investigation. Students will also be prepared for the Certified Fraud Examiner’s Exam (CFE).
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