Forensic and Investigative Accounting

Saint Xavier University

M.B.A. On Campus
12 months
999 USD/credit
999 USD/credit
999 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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Forensic and Investigative Accounting students at Saint Xavier University, also known as forensic auditors or investigative auditors, combine their accounting knowledge with investigative skills, using this unique combination in litigation support and investigative accounting settings.


Key facts:

  • An MBA concentration in Forensic and Investigative Accounting at Saint Xavier University can lead to a rewarding career. Everyday across the world, thousands of organizations (businesses, not-for-profits, and governmental agencies) are victimized. Forensic accountants can be employed in a wide a variety of settings. They can be found in public/private companies, law firms, law enforcement/government agencies, and more. 
  • They may be consultants that specialize in risk management, or researchers working for a law firm. Forensic accountants can provide their research findings to boardrooms, courtrooms, and other legal/administrative venues. These kinds of professionals can work in governmental departments investigating financial histories of criminals, building financial profiles of suspects, gathering evidence, tracking funding sources, and meeting with prosecutors. They can also work for accounting firms uncovering fraud, performing computer forensics, and quantifying financial losses. 
  • Forensic accountants can also work in the corporate security/risk management field protecting financial assets, analyzing changes in financial law, ensuring corporate compliance, and performing audits.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Statement Fraud
  • Fraud Examination
  • Forensic and Investigative Accounting 
  • Information System Security

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




39 alternative credits

39 to 45* Credit Hours*6 Credit Hours Required for Non-Business Majors


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed Graduate Student Application 
  • Personal statement. In approximately 200 words (1) explain your reasons for choosing Saint Xavier University to pursue a Graduate Degree in the Graham School of Management and (2) describe any personal accomplishment that qualifies you as a candidate for admission.
  • Resume.
  • Two completed recommendation forms.* Recommendation forms must be completed by individuals (supervisors, professors, coworkers, etc.) who can attest to your academic competence, professional skills and character.
  • Official transcript(s) from any/all institutions from which a bachelor's or master's degree(s) was/were received, and from any/all institution(s) at which graduate level coursework was completed.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    999 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 999 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    999 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 999 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    999 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 999 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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Forensic and Investigative Accounting
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