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ACCT650 – Forensic Accounting and Fraud Analysis

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:

  • Research fraud issues and internal control within the workplace to recommend a course of action.
  • Identify common fraud schemes and fraudulent financial reporting.
  • Identify the evidence misappropriation of assets.
  • Identify and evaluate criminal activity related to accounting fraud.
  • Develop evidence to support a fraud case through litigation support and expert testimony techniques.
  • 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.