Available to any major, this minor offers an interdisciplinary field of study in Accounting, Business Administration and Criminal Justice.
You’ll gain the skills needed to detect, investigate and prevent fraud and embezzlement, criminal financial transactions, money laundering and other types of illegal activity. You may work in investigation or litigation support being called upon to testify in court proceedings. You’ll also have the skills to help companies identify areas of risk, implement internal controls on financial systems, and reduce their risk of fraud. Upon graduation, students may sit for the Certified Fraud Examination.
With the recent reports of corporate scandals and securities fraud, fraud examination is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the Accounting and the Business professions. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that with an increase of this type activity the demand for those with a background in fraud examination is on the rise.