Degree Description

Offered as a major

Related Academic Programs
criminal justice, business, economics, mathematics

Forensic Accounting Major

Even as an expert witness hired by an attorney or client in a dispute, the forensic accountant is tasked with being an advocate for the truth and not for one side or the other. If you are committed to discovering the truth, and working to assist humanity in curbing the ever growing problem of white-collar crime, legal disputes, and other financial and business conflicts then forensic accounting may be your calling.

Outside of Forensic Accouting Classes

Outside of Class

Forensic accounting students are involved in all kinds of activities related to their studies including Accounting Club, the annual ethics pledge, The Federal Reserve Challenge, Enactus or the Delta Mu Delta national honor society for business.

Resources for getting a forensic accounting job

Career Crossing

The Career Center hosts an annual career fair specifically for accounting students where they have an opportunity to meet and maybe even interview with top national and regional employers for jobs or internships.
Students have found jobs and internships with top firms such as the “Big Four”— PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte, Ernst & Young and KPMG—as well as specialized consulting firms such as FTI and RGL Forensics.

Mount graduates with accounting degrees

After You Graduate

Recent Mount alumni with accounting degrees now have job titles such as:
  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Financial Planner
  • Consultant
Among the organizations they work for are:
  • Certified public accounting firms
  • Financial planners
  • Private business and corporations
  • Law firms
  • Non-profit business
  • Government agencies
  • law enforcement agencies