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  Oct 19, 2017
American University Catalog 2017-2018

Forensic Accounting (Graduate Certificate)

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Offered by the Kogod School of Business , the Graduate Certificate in Forensic Accounting provides professionals working in the financial fraud examination area a program combining both academic rigor and skill set training to enhance their performance in this emerging field.

Admission to the Program

Open to students with a bachelor's degree or equivalent from an accredited institution with a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants must have at least one year of work experience. Applicants whose first language is not English must have a satisfactory score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

Certificate Requirements

  • 12 credit hours of approved coursework with grades of C or better. Grades of C- or D in certificate program courses are not accepted toward the fulfillment of certificate requirements, although these grades will be included in the calculation of the GPA. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA in certificate courses in order to be awarded a certificate. Students must complete at least 6 credit hours during each 12 month period. Students must complete the certificate within four years. With approval of department chair, a maximum of 3 credit hours of relevant graduate coursework earned at an accredited college or university may be transferred toward the certificate

Course Requirements

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