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Graduate-level students can earn a certification in forensic accounting and analytics by acquiring knowledge and skills that enable them to:

  • analyze data for anomalies
  • identify potentially fraudulent activities
  • and understand the laws associated with fraud.

Admission requirements

The certificate program is open to all students holding a bachelor's degree without regard to major. To be eligible for enrollment, you must meet the same requirements for admission as MPAc students.

Required courses

  • ACCT 5332 - Legal Principles Related to Accounting
  • ACCT 5347 - Advanced Auditing
  • ACCT 5364 - Forensic Accounting
  • ACCT 5366 - Advanced Statistical Methods and Data Analytics for Detecting Fraud

Curriculum requirements

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Nikki Shoemaker, PhD
MPA Director
Assistant Director for the Schlief School of Accountancy


Physical Address:
Schlief School of Accountancy
McGee Business Building, Suite 292

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13005, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, TX 75962