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Online Master's Degree in Accounting - Forensic Degree Online
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8-Week Courses
Transfer Credits
Up to 50% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
May 13, 2019

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.

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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.

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

The Forensic Accounting area of study 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.

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Degree Info
Military Benefits
Potential Careers
Admission Requirements

Program Highlights

  • By earning your online MSA in Forensic Accounting degree from a nonprofit 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 nonprofit 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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Online MSA in Forensic Accounting Degree Information and Requirements

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Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey. As a thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and 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 a First Responder (less than $625 per course).
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.

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

Admission Requirements for Online Graduate Certificate Programs

A regionally or nationally accredited Bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 or above GPA is required for admission in good standing. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions related information.

*Please Note: The Master of Science in Accounting requires specific accounting coursework as a prerequisite to admission.

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission Application
  • Application fee*
  • Unofficial college transcripts and submit a transcript request form.**
  • Proof of English proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.