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 or not an activity is illegal. Graduates may work with law enforcement or lawyers, serving as an expert witness during trials.*
*Purdue University Global cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Additional training or certification may be required. Certain accounting positions may require further certification and/or licensing by individual states. Students should research the requirements in the state in which they intend to seek employment.
May be required to complete an informational interview. To apply you must meet one of the following standards: Are a high school graduate; Possess a General Education Development certificate or state-specific equivalency diploma; Possess a Home Study certificate or transcript from a Home Study program that is equivalent to high school level and recognized by your home state, and be beyond the age of compulsory attendance in that state; Are a high school senior eligible to apply and submit proof of high school graduation. May be required to take an entrance examination.
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). For more information on Purdue University Global’s ACBSP accreditation, visit www.acbsp.org.
Not authorized for residents in: District of Columbia, Massachusetts, and California.
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