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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Forensic Accounting

American University Washington DC

12 months
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1812 USD/credit 21744 USD/year
1812 USD/credit 21744 USD/year
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About

This Forensic Accounting certificate program from American University Washington DC is for both professionals looking to advance their career in forensic accounting and those seeking to expand into this exciting field. 

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Overview

Our engaging faculty will guide students in developing and honing the skills necessary to prevent, detect, and investigate fraud and financial irregularities in today's complex business world.

The Forensic Accounting program from American University Washington DC topics include:

  • Fraudulent Financial Reporting
  • Fraud Schemes
  • Investigation Techniques
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Valuation Techniques
  • Expert Testimony

Graduate Certificate in Forensic Accounting

The Kogod School of Business graduate certificate in forensic accounting is designed for both professionals looking to advance their career in forensic accounting and those seeking to expand into this exciting field. Students of the program will be well prepared to work in international consulting firms, major corporations, and law enforcement agencies.

The graduate certificate in forensic accounting provides a rigorous and cutting-edge curriculum. Our engaging faculty will guide students in developing and honing the skills necessary to prevent, detect, and investigate fraud and financial irregularities in today's complex business world.

The forensic accounting program topics include: fraudulent financial reporting; fraud schemes; investigation techniques; financial statement analysis and valuation techniques; and expert testimony.

Open to students with a bachelor's degree or equivalent from an accredited institution with a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants must have at least one year of work experience. Applicants whose first language is not English are required to take and earn minimum acceptable scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and demonstrate English language proficiency. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Forensic Accounting
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Advanced Forensic Accounting & Fraud Detection
  • Contemporary Assurance & Audit Services 
  • Accounting Information Systems 
  • Ethics in Business & Accounting 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

12 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Work Experience
  • Current Resume
  • Statement of Purpose Essay
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • GMAT/GRE Score
  • Interview (by invitation only)
  • Application Fee & Enrollment Deposit

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21744 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1812 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    21744 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1812 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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