Graduate Certificate in Forensic Accounting
A comprehensive graduate certificate program designed to prepare accounting students for the "certified financial forensic" credential.
With this certificate program GGU provides the technical knowledge needed by both attorneys and accountants working in the forensic field. An advisory board of subject-matter experts designed the forensic accounting curriculum which includes courses in bankruptcy and insolvency, economic damages, fraud investigations, stakeholder disputes, valuation, and lost profits. While the main aim is the CFF credential, forensic courses are eligible for CPE and MCLE credit, as well.
Some courses taken as part of certificate programs will have prerequisites. These prerequisites must be satisfied (through transfer of equivalent coursework or through taking the courses at GGU before the certificate courses can be completed.
- $2,520 per 3-unit course
- $840 per 1-unit course
Tuition varies for other courses. See Tuition & Fees for details.
Total Units — 15
Required Courses — 9 Units
Electives — 6 Units
Two of the following:
All courses must be taken at Golden Gate University with an overall B average (3.00 grade-point average) or better. Each course must be completed with a C- or better.
Golden Gate University's instructors are what sets us apart from similar institutions. Most of our faculty are professionals working in their fields of expertise. They bring their firsthand experiences and knowledge to the classroom, incorporating cutting-edge practices from the business and legal communities.
Caroline Van Alst