The Graduate Certificate in Forensic Accounting provides an opportunity for students to acquire education in the emerging field of forensic accounting. To verify if this certificate currently qualifies for Title IV Federal Financial Aid please visit the until website.


All students registering for School of Business graduate courses must have graduate standing.  Non-degree student status is not available.

Full eligibility and admission requirements can be viewed at the School of Business website.


For policies governing all graduate certificates, see AP.6.8 Requirements for Graduate Certificates.

Students are responsible for familiarization and compliance with the university's Graduate Policies contained in this catalog. A maximum of 3 graduate credits taken at another institution can be transferred to the graduate certificate. The time limit for completion is six years from the date of admission to the graduate certificate. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 to complete the certificate.

Graduate level courses offered by the School of Business cannot be audited.

Banner Code: BU-CERG-FACC

Certificate Requirements

Total credits: 12

This certificate may be pursued on a part-time basis only.

Required Courses

ACCT 636Fraud Examination3
ACCT 737Fraud and the Law3
ACCT 738Advanced Topics in Fraud3
Total Credits9


Select 3 credits from the following:3
Business Valuation
Governance and Ethics
Total Credits3