About the Minor in Forensic Accounting
Analyze accounting records to detect and prevent financial wrongdoing.
Prepare to be an active, contributing member of an accounting team with a minor in forensic accounting from California University of Pennsylvania.
This 100% online program equips you with the skills to identify, prevent, detect and correct fraudulent schemes, such as:
- Fraudulent financial reporting.
- Misappropriation of assets.
For students who wish to complete the 21-credit forensic accounting program without seeking a Cal U bachelor's degree, a certificate in forensic accounting is available as a stand-alone credential to enhance your resume.
Learn to perform effective investigations that stand up in court.
In Cal U's online forensic accounting program, you'll sharpen your accounting and investigative skills as you investigate business and tax records for signs of possible financial misconduct or fraud. You'll also learn to preserve the integrity of any evidence uncovered during an investigation, so it can be used in legal proceedings.
The program prepares you for employment in various settings, such as the forensic accounting division of a public accounting firm, a consulting firm specializing in risk accounting and fraud, an attorney's office, a government or law enforcement agency, or a financial institution.