The online Certificate of Advanced Studies in Financial Crime and Compliance Operations will prepare you to address the growing field of fraud, financial and white collar crime investigation by teaching skills and techniques for gathering, analyzing, and preserving evidence related to financial misdeeds. This certificate draws from a variety of disciplines, including criminal justice, cybersecurity, cybercrime investigation and ethics, to create a cutting edge approach to the study of the topic. The types of financial crime covered include financial institution fraud (bank fraud, credit/debit card fraud, loan fraud), money laundering, identity theft, wire fraud, insurance fraud, public corruption, health care fraud, embezzlement, environmental and investment fraud.
The Financial Crime and Compliance Operations Certificate also helps prepare students to take advantage of testing for these professional certifications:
Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
The 18 credit certificate which can be completed in just one year can seamlessly transfer into an advanced degree at Utica College.
Minimum GPA of 2.7 (Applicants with GPAs below 2.7 can be admitted at the discretion of the department.)
No GRE or GMAT required
Accreditation & Licensing
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
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