Master of Science in Accounting - Forensic Accounting Online Degree Program

Master of Science in Accounting - Forensic Accounting Online Degree Program

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A Degree in Accounting – Forensic Accounting Helps You Prevent Fraud Before it Happens!

Liberty University’s 100% online degree in forensic accounting is designed for students who want to make a bigger difference in their company, organization, or small business in fraud prevention and forensic accounting. Liberty University’s online MSA in Forensic Accounting degree will equip you to create strategic solutions to achieve better fiscal responsibility, efficiency, and prevent fraud in business. Throughout the online Masters in Forensic Accounting degree program, you will learn how to identify crucial accounting data that will uncover discrepancies and abuses, while also preventing unaccounted losses and inefficient budgeting. With an MSA in Forensic Accounting degree, you will become a force of efficiency and responsibility that will help business flourish.   

Why Choose Liberty’s Online Master’s Degree in Accounting – Forensic Accounting?

The online MSA - Forensic Accounting degree is a 30-hour program that develops Forensic Accounting professionals with a Christian worldview who can serve as auditors and accounting managers in many fields and industries. The program offers challenging, rewarding, and biblically based courses taught by seasoned professors with real-world business experience who will teach you essential skills and techniques to develop you into an invaluable business asset. Courses in our online MSA degree in Forensic Accounting can also assist in meeting the requirements to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam when accompanied by an Undergraduate Accounting degree.

What Will You Learn in The Online MSA in Forensic Accounting Degree?

The Forensic Accounting cognate of the online Masters in Accounting degree prepares graduates to evaluate, review, and describe complex business finances. Forensic accountants and auditors are employed in a variety of settings, including accounting firms, insurance companies, law offices and governmental agencies. As such, the online MSA Degree in Forensic Accounting provides training for a variety of financial systems, legal statuses, and levels of business which need accountability for business transactions and monitoring for illegal activity. These specialized auditing skills are built on a foundation of advanced accounting and business management study that will ensure you are flexible enough to handle many accounting roles.

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Program Highlights

  • By earning your online MSA in Forensic Accounting degree from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. 
  • The online Master of Science in Accounting in Forensic Accounting will prepare a student to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) when combined with an Undergraduate Accounting degree.
  • Students can complete this Masters in Accounting - Forensic Accounting degree in as little as one year.

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Military Benefits

Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits:

  • Tuition discounts - $275 for graduate students (per credit hour)
    • *Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $625 per course).
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.

Online Accounting Degree in Forensics Program Format

  • 100% Online
  • 30 total hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable.
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.

Online MSA in Forensic Accounting Degree Information and Requirements

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Potential Career Options with a Degree in Forensic Accounting

Graduates who complete the Online Accounting degree will have the opportunity to pursue many different careers, including:

  • Auditor
  • Government Analyst
  • Financial Fraud Analyst
  • Audit Accountant
  • Business Owner
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Finance Manager