International MBA - Forensic Accounting

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If you would like to enroll in a degree program that integrates global business and forensic accounting studies, Southern New Hampshire University offers the International Master of Business Administration. You may choose the Forensic Accounting concentration. Read on for program details.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Because of legislation, corporations today face increasingly stringent financial accountability requirements. The International Master of Business Administration in Forensic Accounting program at Southern New Hampshire University aims to prepare professionals to oversee a company's finances and ensure compliance. The program goes beyond traditional M.B.A. studies in that it takes a more globalized approach to business topics and accounting practices. As a program participant, you'll have the opportunity to gain knowledge of international trade and marketing, project development, and global finance. You can also learn what it takes to effectively detect and investigate fraudulent accounting procedures and white-collar crime in organizations. Ultimately, the business and financial skills you attain in this program might help you in establishing a forensic accounting career in a foreign country.

What Are the Prerequisites?

As a potential program enrollee, you should have an affinity for mathematics as well as excellent communication and organizational skills. An interest in finance, fraud prevention, and business management are important. All applicants to Southern New Hampshire University programs must have earned a bachelor's degree or equivalent.

What Are the Course Requirements?

In conjunction with ten International M.B.A. core courses*, you will be required to take four forensic accounting concentration courses. A total of 36 credits are required. Following are some curriculum subjects:

International M.B.A. Curriculum Courses

Forensic Accounting Concentration

The Forensic Accounting concentration in the International MBA consists of three specially selected courses designed to add an additional layer of expertise in this specialized field.

ACC-691: Detection/Prevention of Fraudulent Financial Statements

ACC-692: Interview Techniques/Legal Aspects of Fraud

ACC-693: Investigating with Computers

International MBA Curriculum - Core Courses

The 10-course International MBA core was developed to help students succeed in today's competitive and diverse business environment. Although topics are based loosely around a traditional MBA, course content is primarily focused on developing the skill set and strategic advantage to lead companies that do business globally.

ACC-646: Intro to Forensic Accounting/Fraud Exam

FIN-500: Financial Management

INT-601: Global Entrepreneurship

INT-610: Multinational Corporate Environment

INT-620: Multinational Corporate Finance

INT-640: Multinational Market Strategies

INT-650: International Trade and Competitiveness

INT-660: International Negotiations

INT-700: Multinational Business Strategy

QSO-635: International Supply Chain Management

International MBA Curriculum - Foundation Courses

Some students may be required to take foundation courses as prerequisites for more advanced IMBA material. Students with business-related undergraduate degrees typically are exempt from most foundation courses. In many cases, students choosing the electives track are able to apply credit hours from their foundation courses against their elective requirements.

Please speak to an admission advisor for more information.

ACC-500: Managerial Accounting

MBA-501: Mathematics and Statistics for Business

MBA-502: Economics for Business

MBA-503: Financial Reporting and Analysis

MBA-610: Business Law

OL-500: Human Behavior in Organizations

*Coursework subject to change.

What Could I Do After Graduation?

Career Opportunities

Although additional training, licensing, or education might be necessary, program graduates could consider positions such as the following:

  • Forensic Accountant
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Forensic Auditor
  • Investigative Auditor
  • Banker
  • Tax Manager
  • Risk and Compliance Specialist