Master of Business Administration

Forensics and Fraud Examination

Online On Campus
Classes Start October 21 and January 13
Classes Start Six Times Per Year For Ultimate Flexibility

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 CPA or CFE at Tiffin University.

Practical Education

TU’s MBA forensics and fraud examination concentration 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.

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 forensics and fraud examination concentration also prepares students for accounting certifications, like the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam and the Certified Fraud Examiner’s Exam (CFE) upon completion of the courses. TU’s forensics and fraud examination concentration is one of only a few universities who offer actual preparation for the Certified Fraud Examination in an online environment, according to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

Format

Online: Two terms per semester starting in January, March, May, July, August and October

On Campus: Offered in a 15-week semester format with start dates of January and August

Core MBA courses and Forensics and Fraud Examination concentration courses are offered online or on campus.

The MBA program can be completed in as little as 14 months. The accelerated program is based on full-time enrollment and previous completion of an accredited bachelor’s degree in business with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. No work experience is required and part-time options are also available.

Average degree completion for a full-time student
32 - 36 credits
Average degree completion for a part-time student
32 - 36 credits

At a Glance

  • 32-36 credit, 14-month MBA program
  • Regional accreditations
  • No application fees
  • Flexible start dates
  • Accepts transfer credits
  • No tuition increases in the past five years

Sample Courses

Fraud Prevention and Deterrence (FFE510)

This course emphasizes the understanding of fraud prevention and deterrence that are essential to prevent and deter fraudulent activities. The content within this course focuses on the material that is covered on the Fraud Prevention and Deterrence section on the Certified Fraud Examiners certification of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners certification of a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).


Fraud Legal Environment (FFE610)

This course emphasizes the understanding of the fraud legal environment that is essential to fraudulent activities. The content within this course focuses on the material that is covered on the Legal section of the Certified Fraud Examiners certification of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners certification of a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).


Financial Transactions and Fraud Schemes (FFE620)

This course emphasizes the understanding of financial transactions that are potential indicators of fraudulent activities. An emphasis is also on the understanding of fraudulent schemes that exist. The content within this course focuses on the material that is covered on the Financial Transactions and Fraud Schemes section of the Certified Fraud Examiners certification of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners certification of a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).

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