Online Masters in Financial Crime and Compliance Management


Online Executive Master of Science in Financial Crime and Compliance Management

Creating tomorrow's crime fighters today

Economic Crime Management Renamed to Financial Crime and
Compliance Management

The online Executive Master of Science in Economic Crime Management, established since 1999, has been renamed the online Executive Master of Science in Financial Crime and Compliance Management. The name change more clearly and accurately reflects the nature of the program and the students we serve. The high quality curriculum and goals of the program remain the same, but as the regulatory regime has intensified, the new name will help fraud, financial crime and compliance professionals more easily identify and relate what they learn in their master's degree to their career.

The Executive Master of Science degree program in Financial Crime and Compliance Management from Utica College is the only graduate level program of its kind in the Americas.

This groundbreaking, advanced degree provides professional education to members of private corporations, government and professional associations who desire to advance their competencies in managing corporate and advanced technological resources to combat financial crime.

Economic Crime ProfessionalThe Financial Crime and Compliance Management Executive Master's program combines the areas of management, technology, and analytical skills with a knowledge and understanding of economic crime from a global perspective, and focuses on fraud and compliance risk management strategies, current economic crime challenges, and applying innovative technological and analytical solutions. It has been designed to meet the growing financial crime and compliance demands placed on experienced personnel in law enforcement, private corporations, government, and the military in the post 9/11 global environment.

A Respected, Professional Financial Crime and Compliance
Management Program

The Executive Master in Financial Crime and Compliance Management program was developed in cooperation with the Board of Advisors of the Economic Crime & Cybersecurity Institute, which is comprised of individuals who are leaders in various industries and governmental organizations that aggressively and proactively combat economic and cyber crime.

Current students and graduates of the Financial Crime and Compliance Management program become part of a large global network through their affiliation with each other and with the Economic Crime and Cybersecurity Institute Board of Advisors.

An Innovative Financial Crime and Compliance Management Curriculum

The curriculum, based on the four themes of management, technology, analytical methods, and economic crime, was developed in collaboration with experts in private industry, government, and law enforcement, and is continually updated to meet societal changes.

The courses cover organizational theory and management, economic crime, legal and regulatory compliance issues, Internet and computer security, and fraud analysis. Students are required to complete a professional project or thesis as a capstone to their academic experience.

View the online Financial Crime and Compliance Management curriculum

The award-winning program can be completed in two years of part-time study. The two-year program is fully integrated, so that the two courses that the students take each semester build upon the courses they have completed. The students progress as a cohort meaning they attend all classes together working towards attaining their degree. Students benefit from networking with one another during the course of the program.

It utilizes a flexible, online format with faculty-directed study and one on-campus residency. This schedule allows students wishing to lead organizations that are operating in a global environment to acquire the requisite knowledge, skills, and vision with minimal impact on their full-time positions.

Admissions Requirements

This Executive Master of Science program requires 3-5 years of fraud, auditing, financial investigation or related industry experience in addition to the following:

  • ::  Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • ::  Minimum 3.0 GPA

Evolve your professional skills in the critical field of economic crime with our Executive Master in Financial Crime and Compliance Management online. Request More Information or call us today toll-free at (866) 295-3106 to speak with a Program Manager.

Tools, Tips and Other Resources

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Industry Certifications

Utica College, is the first college in the nation to become an education partner with the preeminent association for financial crime specialists - Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS). The partnership provides some very important benefits to both ACAMS members and Utica students, including tuition discounts and preparation for the CAMS certification exam. Click here for the press release or request more information about the discounts available to Utica students and ACAMS members.

The comprehensive curriculum in our Master's in Financial Crime and Compliance Management program will also support your preparation for the CFE exam presented by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the premier certification for anti-fraud professionals around the world.

Our suite of programs in Economic Crime and Justice Studies is formally recognized by the International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts (IALEIA) and we are an academic member of the organization.