This program is intended to prepare students for a career in forensic accounting and to provide them with the academic background for certification as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). In addition to fulfilling requirements for the accounting degree, students on the forensic accounting track must complete:
Students should take AB 324 and AB 303, and consult with their advisor. Education and experience requirements for licensure vary by state; therefore, students should contact appropriate state Boards of Accountancy for current requirements.
4½ year BS/MBA Degree Program
A 4½ year BS/MBA Degree Program in Accounting is available to qualifying students. This program is designed to provide a competitive advantage for entry into the accounting profession while meeting education requirements for CPA licensure. In most states, accounting students are required to complete 150 hours of education, obtain relevant accounting experience, and successfully complete the CPA exam to receive a CPA license. At the end of their junior year, accounting majors with at least a 3.0 GPA are eligible for the program. Qualifying students may begin MBA courses during the fall semester of their senior year.