Interested in a focus in forensic accounting? Forensic accounting considerations are frequently intertwined with other fundamental areas of accounting including taxation, financial reporting, transaction advisory, internal audit and information systems. Accountants can bolster their client service capabilities with a fundamental understanding of forensic accounting. No matter where your career path takes you, your forensic knowledge will be instrumental.
The curriculum includes real life case studies, data analytics, and participation from Isenberg accounting alumni that are leaders in the field of forensic accounting and investigation.
Lynda Schwartz '86, Director of Forensics and Analytics for the accounting department, is a founder and managing member of Upland Advisory in Newton, and was a partner and investigator at EY.
"Professor Schwartz is an excellent instructor. I enjoyed her course (intro to forensic accounting) very much last semester, so I decided to take one more (fraud investigation) of hers this semester, Professor Schwartz was always very well prepared and very much knowledgeable on the subject matter!"
"Professor Schwartz made this class come alive by teaching with real-world examples and pulling material from the same sources I would use if I were practicing in the field."