Considering an Online Forensic Accounting Certification?

Post University has proven itself as a leader in certifying students in forensic accounting to become successful forensic accountants, forensics specialists, crime scene forensics specialists, computer forensics specialists, etc. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are currently 1,106,980 individuals employed as accountants and auditors in America, and their average annual salary is $67,430. Bill and account collectors make on average $32,560 per year and there are about 403,100 of them employed today .

Forensic Accounting Common Job Tasks
  • reviewing accounting standards
  • quantifying damages
  • processing transactions
Popular Journals & Magazines Forensic Accounting Organizations

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Certificate: Forensic Accounting

Several state and federal government agencies and businesses hire individuals with this background. All large public accounting firms now have a "Forensic Accounting" department and many small firms have an individual working part time in this function. In addition to providing an educational base for entry level employment into the field, this program should help prepare students to take the Certified Fraud Examiner Examination and become a Certified Fraud Examiner. With Post University Online, you can earn Certificate in Forensic Accounting entirely online, with no commuting or interruptions in your current career. You will study in highly interactive, small classes in 8-week accelerated modules. Our faculty will actively engage you in a high quality and relevant curriculum that prepares you to enter a rewarding career in accounting. We prepare you for a new career in accounting, career advancement within your current organization, and management positions in small and large organizations. Many of our graduates move on the complete 4-year degrees and pursue professional certification relevant to the accounting professions (CPA and CMA). Our accounting graduates take positions in both large multinationals and small, local firms as accountants, auditors, actuaries, budget analysts, financial managers, loan officers and counselors, and underwriters.

Forensic Accounting Programs by State & City

Top 20 US Forensic Accounting Schools (campus and online)

University of Pennsylvania
Total Programs 188
Number of Subjects 140
Rank in USA 5th
University of Southern California
Total Programs 251
Number of Subjects 166
Rank in USA 10th
Northwestern University
Total Programs 197
Number of Subjects 139
Rank in USA 11th
New York University
Total Programs 204
Number of Subjects 146
Rank in USA 13th
University of Virginia-Main Campus
Total Programs 106
Number of Subjects 103
Rank in USA 16th
Vanderbilt University
Total Programs 144
Number of Subjects 81
Rank in USA 17th
The University of Texas at Austin
Total Programs 169
Number of Subjects 141
Rank in USA 18th
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Total Programs 148
Number of Subjects 126
Rank in USA 20th
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Total Programs 215
Number of Subjects 164
Rank in USA 23rd
University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Total Programs 243
Number of Subjects 168
Rank in USA 26th
Boston College
Total Programs 112
Number of Subjects 94
Rank in USA 29th
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Total Programs 279
Number of Subjects 183
Rank in USA 31st
Boston University
Total Programs 6
Number of Subjects 124
Rank in USA 32nd
Ohio State University-Main Campus
Total Programs 202
Number of Subjects 150
Rank in USA 33rd
Texas A & M University
Total Programs 167
Number of Subjects 135
Rank in USA 36th
University of Georgia
Total Programs 197
Number of Subjects 156
Rank in USA 38th
College of William and Mary
Total Programs 59
Number of Subjects 71
Rank in USA 39th
Carnegie Mellon University
Total Programs 167
Number of Subjects 115
Rank in USA 44th
Michigan State University
Total Programs 220
Number of Subjects 164
Rank in USA 45th
Washington and Lee University
Total Programs 61
Number of Subjects 57
Rank in USA 47th