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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

Fraud and Forensic Accounting (ACC-535)


Varies (self-study; self-paced).

Various; distance learning format.

December 2021 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: compare and contrast models of explaining and deterring fraud; explain the significance of major legislation and regulations in the prevention of Fraud; analyze professional standards that apply to fraud prevention; identify and utilize various tools and techniques used in the detection and investigation of fraud; classify and examine various types of fraud schemes; and examine the types of fraud and fraud schemes that affect business enterprises.


Fraud and Forensic Accounting is a graduate-level course designed expand the students knowledge of the forensic accountant's role in today's economy. Topics covered include fraud detection and fraud investigation techniques, valuation of closely held businesses, lost profits analyses, and various types of litigation support services. Fundamental legal concepts governing expert witness testimony are also examined, and students are required to quantify economic damages in cases.

Credit recommendation: 

In the graduate degree category, 3 semester hours in Quantitative Forensic Accounting, Accounting, or Business Administration (6/22).