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Globalization, a growing economy, substantial increases in Internet-based fraud and a complex tax and regulatory environment continue to lead to strong demand for accountants, forensic accountants, fraud examiners and both internal and external auditors. The MBA with a Specialization in Forensic Accounting & Fraud Examination Program at Seton Hill provides the credentials and know-how to accelerate your career in growing accounting fields.

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Why an MBA in Forensic Accounting & Fraud Examination from Seton Hill University?

1. You Can Help Stop FraudCourses in This Program Can be Taken Online

The typical organization loses 5% of its annual revenues to fraud for an estimated global loss exceeding $3.7 trillion. This MBA Program’s concentration on understanding, investigating and deterring fraud prepares you to meet the rapidly increasing need for forensic and fraud specialists. 

2. You Can Prepare for a CPA, CFE & CIA

The integrated curriculum of our MBA in Forensic Accounting & Fraud Examination Program enables you to earn academic credits that will help you become a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA).  Additionally, the program helps prepare you for the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) credential.

3. Expert Faculty with Backgrounds in Accounting

All MBA Program faculty at Seton Hill University have substantial business experience and professional certifications in addition to academic credentials.

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Your Career in Forensic Accounting & Fraud Examination 

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Accountants and auditors are ranked highly by U.S. News & World Report in three different lists: Best Business Jobs, Best STEM jobs and 100 Best Jobs. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the 2017 median annual pay in the field topped $69,000 - for those with a bachelor’s degree only. Compensation (and ability to advance) is often significantly higher for employees with an advanced degree and a certification. Plus - in addition to the career contacts and support you’ll receive as part of Seton Hill University’s MBA Program - you’ll also have access to our award-winning Career and Professional Development Center.

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In addition to the University's admission requirements below, the MBA in Forensic Accounting & Fraud Examination requires the completion of Seton Hill University course BU495 MBA Foundations, or equivalent undergraduate coursework, as a prerequisite for admission. You may be able to take prerequisite coursework along with starting MBA classes.

  • A completed graduate study application form (Apply online now for free!).
  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and official undergraduate transcripts from all institutions attended.
  • Official transcript(s) from any institution(s) in which postbaccalaureate or graduate course work was completed.
  • One academic or professional letter of recommendation.
  • A current resume.
  • A personal statement explaining how the Seton Hill graduate program can help you accomplish your professional goals.

If your desire is to pursue an accounting or finance-related position, we suggest you complete the following courses (or equivalent undergraduate coursework) prior to beginning the MBA Forensic Accounting & Fraud Examination specialization. If this is not possible, you may be able to start the MBA Program while completing the prerequisite courses.  

  • Principles of Accounting I 
  • Principles of Accounting II 
  • Intermediate Accounting I 
  • Intermediate Accounting II
  • Auditing 

If you plan to pursue a fraud or forensic position outside of the accounting and finance field, then we suggest you take the following course only:

  • Finance & Accounting for Business Leaders

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