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The Fast Growing Field of Forensic Accounting

Learn to detect, investigate and analyze the accounting of organizations, large and small through the Master of Science in Accounting – Forensic Accounting concentration offered by New England College.  This Forensic Accounting concentration complements traditional accounting theory with auditing and investigator tactics and skills.  Through the inter-disciplinary approach in this program , you will develop an expansive knowledge and understanding of forensic accounting, investigative techniques and proper preparation and reporting for litigation.  New England College’s degree programs are conducted online in a collaborative and flexible environment to foster a creative learning platform.

Highlights of New England College’s Online Master of Science in Accounting –Forensic Accounting Concentration

New England College’s Master of Science in Accounting – Forensic Accounting concentration builds on your leadership, management and accounting knowledge and expands the depth and breadth of your expertise to prepare you for a variety of challenging forensic accounting positions.  Start your new career now by earning this accredited Master of Science in Accounting – Forensic Accounting concentration.

  • Develop strong analytical and investigative skills.
  • Enhance deductive skills and judgment.
  • Expand understanding of acceptable accounting practices.
  • Learn to identify questionable practices in complex financial transactions.
  • Gain an understanding of how forensic accounting is used in the judicial system.

Student Success Stories

~ Doni Mooberry, Graduate 

“The quality of the faculty and staff has far surpassed the expectations I had coming into the program and matches anything I have experienced in my previous law and graduate school experience.  The NEC Master’s degree will be something I will look on with pride.  I know I will be more than adequately prepared for the CPA exam and for my future accounting career.”

 ~ Ryan A. Briouig, Graduate

“While pursuing my Master degree in Accounting at NEC, I have enjoyed the convenience of online learning and the advanced topics that I have been exposed to particularly in financial reporting, taxation and corporate finance which allowed be to solve real-world business problems.”

~ Stephen Cohen, Graduate

“I find the program challenging, yet rewarding.  I have not been in ‘school’ for 20 years and I find that I am really enjoying the experience to learn and move forward with my own career goals.

The Benefits of New England College’s Online Master of Science Degree Programs

New England College has focused on providing students with a rigorous and high-quality education since 1946.  Programs are designed with integrated experiential learning to nurture the development of critical thinking, problem solving and investigation skills.  Currently, New England College offers over 30 Bachelor degree programs and 13 Master’s degree programs, as well as a Ph.D. program.  Fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, New England College’s online degree programs provide students with the same level of education as traditional onsite degree programs.

Build your expertise and awareness of forensic accounting theory and practice for investigative matters relating to corruption, abuse, or error within organizations.  New England College’s online Master’s degree programs offer professionals the ultimate in flexibility in earning their degree.  Benefits of the program include:

  • Programs begin every 7 weeks, throughout the year
  • 100% online degree program
  • Less than 2 years for completion
  • Efficient and flexible program
  • 24/7 access to coursework and classes
  • GRE or GMAT scores not required
  • Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges

Job Opportunities For Graduates of A Master of Science in Accounting – Forensic Accounting Concentration

Through small interactive online classes and mentoring, graduates of this program are equipped with the theory, practice and expertise necessary to investigate financial and accounting practices in all types and sizes of organizations.  Job opportunities for graduates of New England College’s accredited Master of Science in Accounting – Forensic Accounting concentration include dispute resolution, litigation support, expert witness, auditing, research, forensic auditor, or senior investigator with law enforcement.  Forensic accountants are in high demand today as the boundaries of acceptable accounting practices continue to be pushed.  Below is a sampling of the types of organizations and entities that are seeking experienced Forensic Accountants:

  • Law Firms
  • Accounting Firms
  • Justice System and Law Enforcement (FBI, SEC, IRS and more)
  • Banking and Financial Organizations
  • Consultancy Agencies


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