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Advance your financial career and help to protect secure information as you focus on the prevention of deceitful practices.

Fraud comes in many forms. With this program, you can learn to prevent it, as well as investigate the crime after it has occurred. The Fraud Management program is designed to meet the educational needs of professionals who are responsible for fraud investigation and prevention. This program will also help broaden your knowledge of the financial field.

Learn to use tools and methods in fraud investigation and prevention. You'll learn how to implement preventative measures, as well as how to utilize modern technologies for data analysis and investigation. Through this program, you will also gain a better understanding of the legal implications and challenges of fraud management.



This program consists of four graduate online fraud management courses for a total of 12 credit hours.

  • CRJ555 Fraud Examination and Prevention
    In this course, students examine the act of fraud, motivations for committing fraud, ways to combat fraud, methods of fraud prevention, symptoms of fraud, legal resolution of fraud, and methods of fraud detection. Students focus on fraud investigation and the types of evidence necessary for fraud actions and learn the requirements of a fraud report. This course also identifies the various types of fraud including fraud against organizations, fraud on behalf of organizations, and assessment of fraud risk in e-commerce.
  • CRJ556 Criminal Justice and Legal Concepts of Fraud
    In this course, students develop an overview of the legal systems involved in dealing with fraud and the processes and procedures of fraud investigation, prosecution, and legal remedies required for fraud management professionals. The course includes overviews of types of fraud and of the U.S. court system, and further explores fraud as a civil cause of action and as a crime. In discussion, fraud as a crime, emphasis is placed on criminal procedure and the rights of the defendant. Students are also introduced to concepts related to evidence and the role of the expert witness in a fraud case.
  • CRJ557 Fraud Investigation
    In this course we will review types of fraud, documents associated with criminal investigation of fraud, sources of evidence, and analysis of internal and external fraud schemes. Emphasis on the skills needed to identify and investigate fraud will be reviewed. The typology and investigative processes associated with an array of white-collar crimes will be analyzed. Review of the process of serving search warrants, civic injunctions, and forfeiture will be addressed. A full range of investigative tools and techniques involved in investigating white-collar criminal cases will be examined. Examples of important documents such as search warrants, seizure warrants, and civil injunction declarations will be given.
  • CRJ558 Fraud Data Analysis
    This course focuses on computer-assisted analytical techniques for fraud detection and investigation. Students will learn about solutions to data problems and applications of analytical techniques for preventative, detective, and corrective controls. Students will gain an understanding of advanced fraud analytics, such as using Benfords Law, and also explore analyzing written statements, bank records, and exploring investment swindles and con schemes.


A specialization in Fraud Management pairs well with the following:

Why You Should Consider a Graduate Specialization

Customize your master’s degree with a specialization that fits your professional aspirations and personal ambitions. Just add four additional, upper-division courses to your degree program, and gain skills in a related subject that complements your degree. Much like a minor, or degree concentration, a graduate specialization allows you the opportunity to examine an additional area of interest. Add a specialization to your master’s degree to showcase career-specific skills that meet your professional goals.

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