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MBA in Forensic Accounting

Students enrolled in Southern New Hampshire University's Master of Business Administration in Forensic Accounting program have the opportunity to study detection and prevention of fraudulent financial statements, legal aspect of fraud, and other relevant topics. Read on to learn more about the Master of Business Administration in Forensic Accounting program.

Official Program Name:

Master of Business Administration in Forensic Accounting

School Offering Program:

Southern New Hampshire University

Program Prerequisites:

Applicants to Southern New Hampshire University's Master of Business Administration in Forensic Accounting program should be comfortable working with numbers and have an inquisitive mind. Applicants to Southern New Hampshire University programs must have earned a bachelor's degree to seek admission into this master's program.

Program Description:

Southern New Hampshire University's Master of Business Administration in Forensic Accounting program is comprised of MBA core courses and courses in the area of forensic accounting. The curriculum also includes specialized foundation courses for those students who do not have the requisite knowledge needed to enroll in higher-level business classes. Some of the forensic accounting topics covered in the degree program include investigating with computers, detection and prevention of fraudulent financial statements, and interview techniques and the legal aspect of fraud.

Learning Format:

Online, On Campus, Blended

Financial Aid Available:

Federal financial aid is available to those who qualify in the forms of loans, scholarships, and grants. Contact the SNHU One Stop office to learn more about your financial aid options.

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Required Courses for a Master of Business Administration in Forensic Accounting*:

MBA Core (10 courses)

  • ACC 689 Introduction to Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination
  • IT 500 Information Technology
  • MKT 500 Marketing Strategies
  • ECO 500 Managerial Economics
  • FIN 500 Financial Management
  • INT 610 Multinational Corporate Environment
  • MBA 700 Strategic Management
  • OL 690 Responsible Corporate Leadership
  • QSO 510 Quantitative Analysis for Decision Making
  • QSO 600 Production and Operation Management

Specialized MBA Foundation Courses

Some students may be required to take foundation courses as pre-requisite work for some of the more advanced MBA material. Students with business related undergraduate degrees are typically exempt from most foundation courses.

  • ACC 500 Managerial Accounting
  • MBA 501 Mathematics and Statistics for Business
  • MBA 502 Economics for Business
  • MBA 503 Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • MBA 610 Business Law?OL 500 Human Behavior in Organizations

Forensic Accounting MBA Courses

  • ACC 691 Detection and Prevention of Fraudulent Financial Statements
  • ACC 692 Interview Techniques/Lgl Aspect of Fraud
  • ACC 693 Investigating With Computers

* Coursework is subject to change.

Post-Graduation Opportunities:

Career Paths:

Students who have completed Southern New Hampshire University's Master of Business Administration in Forensic Accounting program have an opportunity to pursue career paths in the field. Some potential employers may include accounting firms and businesses and corporations in areas such as technology, retail, and manufacturing. Job applicants should have strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Some possible career paths may include:

  • Forensic Accountant
  • Internal Auditor
  • Managerial Accountant
  • Government Accountant

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