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 Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigations (Full-time Online) (Graduate Certificate)
SchoolAlgonquin College
LocationOttawa, ON, Canada
School TypeCollege
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 18,000
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites NotesApplicants are required to provide proof of a university degree or three-year college diploma in a related business area; or proof of sufficient work experience in the accounting, auditing or investigative fields. Examples of work experience recognized would be accounting, internal auditing, financial auditing, fraud examinations, investigation work, loss prevention, security reviews, financial risk analysis, compliance auditing, regulatory examinations and law enforcement work. Provide documentation that includes current resume/cv and a letter from an employer attesting to all relevant work experience (paid work only) in a related business/fraud investigations area (e.g., accounting, financial auditing, law/police enforcement, investigations and security). This documentation will be assessed for an equivalency to successful completion of a university degree or three-year college diploma. Applicants with International transcripts must provide proof of the subject specific requirements noted above along with proof of either: IELTS-International English Language Testing Service-Overall band of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each band, OR TOEFL-Internet-based (iBT)-overall 88, with the minimum of 22 in each component: Reading 22; Listening: 22 Speaking: 22, Writing: 22.
National: $4,921
International: $16,846

Domestic tuition/ancillary fees: $4,920.60. International tuition/ancillary fees: $16,845.60.
Scholarships3 scholarship(s)
DescriptionIf you are interested in joining the growing field of forensic accounting and fraud investigations, this Ontario College Graduate Certificate program provides you with the professional skills and practical techniques to detect and prevent fraud in today's business world. Learn how to investigate and analyze financial evidence, apply computer techniques to investigations, and understand the theories of ethics and criminology.

Graduates may find employment in the public or private sector in a variety of areas including fraud and economic loss quantification, expert witness testimony, criminal investigations and the rapidly evolving area of computer fraud.

This program is delivered full-time online, as well as part-time online.
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