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 at Tiffin University.
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 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.
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.
Waiving courses allows for cost savings and faster degree completion.
Students who have graduated from a regionally accredited institution with an undergraduate degree in business and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 can have two courses waived in the MBA program. 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.
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