Master of Business Administration in Economic Crime and Fraud Management

Program Overview

Play an integral role in fighting fraud and economic crime.

Merge your passion for business and justice with the ACBSP-accredited online MBA in Economic Crime and Fraud Management from Utica College.

Merge your passion for business and justice with the ACBSP-accredited online MBA in Economic Crime and Fraud Management from Utica College.

Leverage Cutting-Edge Insights

Partnered with the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), Utica's fraud management MBA program provides you with unique insights to help organizations detect and deter fraud through forensic accounting and other techniques.

At the end of this two-year, 30-credit online MBA fraud management program, you'll be ready to manage corporate and advanced technological resources, implement strategies for identifying and preventing fraud, and utilize critical thinking, data intelligence, quantitative analysis, and financial models. With these skills, you'll be prepared to pursue certifications including:

  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)

  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)

Career Outlook

With an MBA in Fraud Management, you'll qualify for leadership positions in private or public sector fraud analysis, fraud investigation, fraud examination, and compliance. Prepare to pursue a variety of job titles in industries like telecommunications, retail, government, and corporate business.

Forensic Accountants earn a median annual salary of $65,607 with salaries ranging as high as $118,376, while Forensic Consultants earn as much as $134,060.1,2 Graduate ready to take on these positions — among others — that help develop fraud policies, prevent crime, and take your career in fraud investigation to the next level.

JOBS AND INCOME

Curriculum: Gain Skills Across Disciplines

Our online Fraud Management MBA offers a unique blend of high-level business strategy and leadership coursework combined with a cutting-edge curriculum in fraud management and financial crime that will prepare you to pursue a variety of fraud-related careers.

Designed to be completed in two years of part-time study, this program will provide you with the comprehensive skills needed to excel in fraud management, prevention, policy, and beyond.

EXPLORE COURSES

Curriculum: Gain Skills Across Disciplines

Our online Fraud Management MBA offers a unique blend of high-level business strategy and leadership coursework combined with a cutting-edge curriculum in fraud management and financial crime that will prepare you to pursue a variety of fraud-related careers.

Designed to be completed in two years of part-time study, this program will provide you with the comprehensive skills needed to excel in fraud management, prevention, policy, and beyond.

EXPLORE COURSES

Admissions Requirements

Our MBA in Economic Crime and Fraud Management is designed for students looking to gain specific training in fraud management, whether or not they have prior experience in the field. To enroll, you'll need to submit the following:

  • Completed application
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Official transcript
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement

Applicants with GPAs below the minimum may be admitted at the discretion of the department. A GPA letter will be required.

There are additional requirements for students living outside of the U.S.

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Tuition and Financial Aid

This 30-credit program costs $855 per credit hour. Utica College is dedicated to making an advanced education accessible and affordable and offers many avenues for financial aid.

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Faculty: Learn From Legal and Financial Experts

Explore concepts of business strategy and fraud investigation with the help of faculty with decades of experience in the field. As highly trained professionals in fraud analysis, investigation, and prevention, your professors will help you bridge the gap between theory and practice and provide you with the empirical knowledge you need to succeed in fraud management.

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          Frequently Asked Questions

          Advancing your life and career with an online degree comes with lots of questions, and we want to ensure your search for answers is effortless. If you have a question we haven't covered, call (866) 295-3106 to speak with a program manager.

          This program is designed to be completed in two years by taking one course every 8 weeks.

          According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, job opportunities for fraud investigators are projected to increase 10 percent between 2016 and 2026.

          To learn more about specific positions and salaries, visit our career outlook page.

          No! This degree was designed for the student who may not have a background in fraud or investigations but is looking to gain the specific training to market themselves in all areas of the fraud field.

          If you're interested in the field, we encourage you to apply.

          This 30-credit program is offered at $855 per credit for a total estimated tuition of $25,650. Note that this estimate does not include fees and other costs.

          For more information about tuition and fees, visit our tuition page.

          Though this program has been designed to be completed part-time—by taking one course every 8 weeks—it's up to you. You can take this program as a full- or part-time student. Students taking six credits or more per semester are considered full-time.

          The online MBA in Fraud Management consists of 18 credits of business coursework, nine credits of economic crime coursework, and a three-credit elective.

          For more information about specific courses, visit the MBA in Fraud Management curriculum page.

          SOURCES:

          1Average Forensic Accountant Salary. (n.d.). PayScale. Retrieved on November 6, 2018, from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Forensic_Accountant/Salary
          2Average Forensic Consultant Salary. (n.d.). PayScale. Retrieved on November 6, 2018, from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Forensic_Consultant/Salary