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    Jun 25, 2022  
American University Catalog 2021-2022 
    
American University Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Forensic Accounting (Graduate Certificate)


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Offered by the Kogod School of Business , the Forensic Accounting (Graduate Certificate) 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). Not eligible for F-1 or J-1 visa sponsorship.

Certificate Requirements


  • 12 credit hours of approved graduate work 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 a minimum 3.00 cumulative 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 work earned at an accredited college or university may be transferred toward the certificate

Course Requirements


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