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Forensic Accounting Undergraduate Certificate Online Undergraduate Certificate Program

Format

100% Online

24/7 Access to Coursework

Semester Schedule

Two 7-Week Terms Per Semester

Three Semesters Per Year

Credit Hours Required

21*

Time Commitment

10-17 hours per course per week*

*Some courses in this certificate program may have prerequisites. Cost

Cost per Credit

$318

$250 Active Duty Military

Fees

Fast & Free Application

Apply By

April 10, 2020

Classes Start

May 11, 2020

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Explore Forensic Accounting Undergraduate Certificate

Designed for those interested in the forensic accounting field, Champlain's online forensic accounting certificate provides a foundation of forensic knowledge and accounting expertise. The courses in this certificate are taken alongside Champlain's computer forensics students, providing an opportunity to integrate both disciplines.

This certificate can be taken as a stand-alone program or as part of Champlain's online accounting bachelor's degree program.

Build Your Career Future

We understand how important it is for busy working adults to gain knowledge and expertise quickly, which is why our forensic accounting certificate coursework is applicable to the workplace from day one. Whether you've already earned an undergraduate degree or you're currently pursuing your bachelor's degree, a forensic accounting certificate is a great way to earn a credential in the field, get your resume noticed, and demonstrate proficiency in a focused area of knowledge.

Academic Excellence and Recognition

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Regionally accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education

US News & World Report Best Online Programs Bachelor's Badge 2020

Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News & World Report

Military Friendly School Badge

Designated as a Military Friendly School for our commitment to the military community

Top Degrees MBA Program Designation Badge

Named among the top MBA programs by Abound/Colleges of Distinction

Gain New Skills with a Certificate

Accounting careers are expected to see steady growth between 2018 and 2028, with globalization and a growing economy resulting in a high demand for qualified accounting professionals.

*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 2019

Top Reasons to Pursue a Certificate

  • Enter a new field
  • Build new skills
  • Gain knowledge on your way towards a degree
  • Differentiate your resume
  • Earn a credential
  • Demonstrate proficiency in a focused area of learning
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Program Details

Learn more about Champlain's 100% online forensic accounting undergraduate certificate, designed for working professionals.

Champlain's online forensic accounting courses encompass the top skills needed by today's accounting professionals.

Graduates of the online forensic accounting certificate program will demonstrate the following industry-specific skills, knowledge, and competencies:

  • Understand the relationship between technology and information in the accounting profession.
  • Able to find and gather digital information for a criminal investigation.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of criminal law and its application to cybercrime in the accounting arena.
  • Understand accounting and IT internal controls, and how weaknesses in these controls may be fraudulently exploited.

Champlain College Online's accounting faculty, led by Program Director Dr. Linda Miller, are expert practitioners in the field. Their industry expertise ensures that our forensic accounting certificate curriculum is aligned with the needs of employers, and reflects the skills today’s accounting professionals need for success. Classes led by our seasoned experts will give you real-world insight into the world of accounting, and create a rich community of career-focused learning.

Alumni of the Champlain College Online undergraduate certificate in forensic accounting work in corporations, small businesses, government organizations, and nonprofits nationwide, including:

  • Citibank
  • GE Healthcare
  • General Electric 
  • Mass Mutual Financial Group
  • SunCommon
  • U.S. Department of State
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Titles our alumni hold include:

  • Account Executive
  • Accountant 
  • Auditor 
  • Corrections Officer 
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Principal Software Engineer
  • Special Agent

Tuition & Costs

Continuing your education is an investment in your future. Learn more about our affordable tuition rates.

Dare to Expect More of Champlain Online

Expect Convenience

Our programs are designed for busy adults. Go to school wherever and whenever is best for you, on the device of your choice.

Expect A Career Focus

Everything you learn in our online classrooms is relevant and immediately applicable to your work.

Expect Support

Your education journey is our priority and our student support team has your back every step of the way.

Expect Superior Faculty

Learn from practitioner faculty working in the field, with real-world experience and knowledge.

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