Certificate in Forensic Accounting

A comprehensive graduate certificate program designed to prepare accounting students for the Certified in Financial Forensics credential.


The Graduate Certificate in Forensic Accounting program provides the technical knowledge needed by attorneys and accountants working in the forensic field. An advisory board of subject-matter experts designed the curriculum. While the main aim of the program is the Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) credential, forensic courses are also eligible for Continuing Professional Education (CPE).


Some certificate courses have prerequisites that must be satisfied (through transfer of equivalent coursework, or by taking the courses at Golden Gate University) before the certificate courses can be completed.

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Accounting Courses: $2,925 per 3-unit course.

Tuition varies for other courses. See Tuition & Fees for details.


This program is offered at the following locations: