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This course examines fraud schemes and addresses fraudulent financial reporting, misappropriation of assets, and corruption. Students learn how to develop evidence to support a fraud case through litigation assist and expert testimony techniques.

Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to do the following:

  1. Research fraud issues and internal control within the workplace to recommend a course of action.
  2. Identify common fraud schemes and fraudulent financial reporting.
  3. Identify the evidence misappropriation of assets.
  4. Identify and evaluate criminal activity related to accounting fraud.
  5. Develop evidence to support a fraud case through litigation support and expert testimony techniques.
  6. Research the role of technology in the forensic accounting profession.

Find out more about how the online M.S. in Accounting from Saint Mary’s can benefit your career: call 877-308-9954 to speak to an enrollment counselor or request more information.