Concentration in Forensic Accounting (MAcc Program)

Forensic Accounting Concentration
The forensic accounting concentration is designed to prepare Master of Accountancy (MAcc) students for a career as a forensic accountant. The concentration consists of at least 9 graduate semester hours (three courses) for students enrolled in the MAcc program. Students must complete the required MAcc core and use their program electives to fulfill the Forensic Accounting concentration requirements.

Graduates will be prepared to pursue careers in public accounting, with legal firms or government agencies. The program utilizes field trips, case studies, mock investigations, mock trials, guest speakers, and professionals who are experts in their areas.

Required Courses:
Fraud and Forensic Accounting (MAcc 663)
Fraud Detection and Deterrence (MAcc 665)

Elective Courses:
At least one of the following:
Business Valuation: Fundamentals, Techniques & Theory (MAcc 667)
Business Intelligence Technology and Data Mining (PMBA 8312)
Evidence Management and Presentation (BUS 425 undergraduate) *can be taken as a graduate course (additional work required).

Disclaimer:  The course information provided above is from the 2014-2015 Academic Catalog and is updated annually as new editions are released.  Prior editions of the catalog are also available online.  The catalog under which the student enters serves as the official record of admission, academic, and graduation requirements.  It is the student’s individual responsibility to be aware of the current graduation requirements for his or her particular degree program.  While the University makes reasonable efforts to keep website material current and correct, this information is subject to the University's academic policy committees, relevant accreditation organizations, and (in some instances) state and federal laws and regulations.