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Forensic Accounting, M.Sc.

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Stevenson University Online's Master of Science in Forensic Accounting provides students with the necessary skills in asset protection and financial reporting to prepare them for careers in both investigative accounting and fraud prevention. In recent years, numerous multi-billion-dollar financial crimes have required organizations to become more aggressive in detecting and preventing fraud.

About

Stevenson University Online's Master of Science in Forensic Accounting trains accounting professionals to assess fraud risk and adequacy of internal control structures, evaluate financial evidence, and effectively communicate findings, analysis, and conclusions during legal proceedings.

Developed for experienced working professionals and recent college graduates alike, Stevenson's Forensic Accounting graduate program is offered fully online and equips students with the knowledge to appear as expert witnesses at legal proceedings. Courses in Stevenson University’s online master’s in Forensic Accounting program are taught by practicing forensic accountants and focus on synthesizing accounting, auditing, computer, and investigative analyses into coherent, defensible conclusions.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Forensic Information Technology
  • Fraud: Accounting
  • Investigation and Analysis: Auditing
  • Investigation and Analysis: Tax
  • Business Valuation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • Completed online application.
  • Completion of bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Undergraduate major in Accounting OR advanced coursework/professional work experience in Accounting.
  • Official college transcript from your degree-granting institution; additional transcripts may be required to demonstrate satisfaction of program-specific prerequisites or at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in past academic work.
  • Personal statement.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    670 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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  • National Applies to you

    670 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 670 USD per credit and a duration of  .
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