Fraud and Business Forensics Certificate

A concentration in Fraud and Business Forensics consists of four courses that can be completed as part of the undergraduate Accounting or Information Systems program. The concentration prepares students for a career in the field of fraud investigation and forensics by providing skills and tools to both prevent fraud from occurring and discovering fraud after it has occurred.

(12 credits)

Required Courses
ACC 321Internal Auditing3
ACC 325Fraud Examination and Business Forensics3
ACC 450Business Forensic Application3
Select one of the following Tracks:3
Accounting Track
Accounting Info Systems
Principles of Auditing
Information Systems Track
Systems Analysis and Design Project
Total Credits12

Students must achieve a minimum 2.5 GPA in the coursework required for the concentration, with no grade lower than a “C” in any course in the concentration.


Current undergraduate College of Business Administration (CBA) students majoring in Accounting or Information Systems may choose a concentration on Fraud and Business Forensics. The concentration credit requirements are the same as the Concentration in Business Forensics. CBA students who want to declare this concentration through the CBA Undergraduate Academic Coordinator in the Dean’s Office in Sweigart Hall a semester prior to beginning coursework.

The certificate program welcomes students who graduated from Rider or who are not presently enrolled and possess a bachelor’s degree. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Students who have completed a degree from Rider may complete a Re-enroll/Certificate Program application form through the College of Continuing Studies. Students who have not previously attended Rider may complete a College of Continuing Studies application form. Students who have completed a business degree other than Accounting or Information Systems or non-business degree must consult with a College of Continuing Studies advisor prior to enrolling.


Boris Vilic
Dean, College of Continuing Studies
Bart Luedeke Center