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Certificate in Financial Crime Investigation: Career Outlook

Protect vital assets and become an essential part of any organization.

Fraud is everywhere and the white-collar criminals responsible are constantly finding new ways to trick defenses and exploit vulnerabilities in financial systems. Rather than become the latest victim, companies everywhere are hiring professionals with the skills to protect their assets.

By setting yourself apart with an online certificate, and the skills it represents, you’ll take the first step toward joining the front lines in the fight against fraud.

Career Opportunities

Professionals with skills explored in this program hold positions like these:

  • Financial Examiner: Monitor the activities and systems of financial institutions, evaluate processes and practices for vulnerabilities and risk, and make recommendations to improve financial stability.
  • Fraud Investigator: Gather and analyze evidence, conduct interviews and interrogations, and build a case to identify and bring responsible parties to justice.
  • Forensic Accountant: By carefully analyzing financial data, forensic accountants are able to trace the path of funds through accounting systems and processes to identify where fraud has occurred and identify those responsible.

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Learning Outcomes

Beyond the Degree

We have the tools to help you make your next career move:

One-on-One Mentors

Work with your program director and professors for professional mentorship and support.

Job Search Assistance

Build your résumé, do mock interviews, and find new opportunities in your area.

Career Counseling

Have our experts review your résumé and LinkedIn and learn to stand out from the crowd.

Handshake

Register for events, create a visual profile for employers, and apply for jobs and internships through our online portal.

Sources

  1. Money Laundering. Retrieved April 13, 2021, from  https://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/money-laundering/overview.html.  
  2. 2017 Annual Data Breach Year-End Review. (2017). Retrieved January 7, 2019, from https://www.idtheftcenter.org/images/breach/2017Breaches/2017AnnualDataBreachYearEndReview.pdf.
  3. (2018). Report to the Nations: 2018 Global Study on Occupational Fraud and Abuse. Retrieved January 7, 2019, from https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/acfepublic/2018-report-to-the-nations.pdf.