M.Sc. On Campus

Forensic and Fraud Examination

West Virginia University

12 months
1440 USD/year
1440 USD/year
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The College of Business and Economics offers a specialized Master of Science in Forensic and Fraud Examination at West Virginia University to meet the demand for forensic accountants who are needed to combat widespread growth in white collar crime, fraud, and the illegal international movement of money. 


Key facts

This Forensic and Fraud Examination degree from West Virginia University combines online learning with two campus visits. This low-residency approach allows students to have the convenience of web courses, and the benefit of face-to-face interaction with both faculty and peers.


There are multiple career opportunities in the public and private sectors for those who earn this degree. Federal agencies such as the Securities and Exchange Commission and the F.B.I. are seeking specialized accountants. Private firms who must comply with legislation such as the Dodd-Frank and Sarbanes-Oxley Acts also need auditors who are skilled at detecting, preventing and deterring fraud. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Fraud Investigation
  • Fraud Data Analysis
  • Advanced Fraud Investigation
  • Advance Analytical Techniques

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above and a score of 500 on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). 
  • OR, one of the following: a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certificate; a related certification by an approved credentialing body; a Juris Doctor (JD) degree; two years of relevant work experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 720 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    1440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 720 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Morgantown

775 - 1290 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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