Detect Fraudulent Activity
The Master of Science in Forensic and Fraud Examination offered by the John Chambers College of Business and Economics leads the way in developing the national curriculum for fraud and forensic accounting programs on behalf of the National Institute of Justice. You will study curriculum that teaches you how to detect, uncover, and prove fraud and other financial crimes by businesses and employees. By gaining an interdisciplinary skill set which covers business, law, cost accounting, taxation, and data technology, you will gain real-world expertise in fraud and financial crime examination.
The WVU John Chambers School of Business and Economics offers a specialized Master of Science in Forensic and Fraud Examination 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. 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. This program provides accountants with additional knowledge and skill in these areas. WVU business programs are recognized as Best Online Programs by US News and World Report.
Our Online MS in Forensic and Fraud Examination (FFE) program leads the way in developing the national curriculum for forensic and fraud accounting programs on behalf of the National Institute of Justice (Department of Justice). This sets WVU apart as a thought leader in FFE education.
You will choose an Area of Emphasis. Options are:
- Business Cybersecurity Management/Compliance
- Business Cybersecurity Technically-Focused
- Business Data Analytics
Certification Exam Prep Programs included:
- Association of Certified Fraud Examiners: Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs)
- National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts: Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
- Included in your tuition are these prep courses and case studies that make you eligible and qualified to sit for the CFE Exam and CVA Exam.
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