B.Sc. Online

Forensic Accounting

Franklin University

48 months
526 USD/credit 16306 USD/year
398 USD/credit 12338 USD/year
398 USD/credit 12338 USD/year
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While many colleges offer forensic accounting programs at the graduate level, Franklin University is one of the few universities offering a Forensic Accounting bachelor's degree program in this high-demand field.


It’s a statistical fact: Most forms of occupational fraud are finance related. That’s why forensic accounting is such a fast-growing segment of the accounting profession. Forensic accountants help prevent and investigate corporate fraud. 

From tracking terrorist funding, to helping organizations stay compliant with Sarbanes-Oxley, to exposing money laundering, tax evasion and embezzlement, a variety of organizations across an array of industries are in need of well-prepared forensic accountants.

Our transfer-friendly Forensic Accounting degree program at Franklin University combines solid accounting principles with fraud detection and prevention techniques, preparing you to enter or advance in this exciting career field. When you graduate from the Forensic Accounting program you’ll have the educational framework to readily seek professional certification including: Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).

Career Opportunities

  • Accounting Consultant

Accounting Consultants analyze financial information and develop recommendations to enhance, improve or facilitate financial performance, processing, or workflow.

  • Corporate Accounting Officer

Corporate Accounting Officers oversee fiscal activities and financial transactions, including tracking expenditures, allocating resources, and monitoring compliance with regulations and laws.

  • Forensic Accountant

Forensic Accountants conduct white-collar crime investigations, perform due diligence reviews, and identify potential fraudulent financial activities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intermediate Accounting 
  • Fraud Examination 
  • Accounting Information Systems  
  • Auditing 
  • Financial Accounting 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We recommend submitting your application at least 6 weeks prior to the term in which you want to start classes.


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

A student who meets at least one of the following criteria is eligible for admission as a degree-seeking student: 

  • Has provided official documentation of graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent (see Documentation Required below), or 
  • Has an associate, bachelor or master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education, an institution recognized as a candidate for accreditation, or an institution recognized by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16306 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 526 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    12338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 398 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 398 USD per credit during 48 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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