Certificate Online

Financial Crimes Investigator

Utica College

12 months
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The Financial Crimes Investigator online certificate is an indispensable credential in the fight to detect, prevent and investigate financial crimes for both the public and private sector investigator. 


  • The online FCI certificate is available exclusively from Utica College, arming future forensic investigators with critical-thinking skills, understanding of accounting principles, and a firm grasp on investigative auditing.
  • Professionals in the field may be responsible for detecting and preventing financial crimes in the workplace, conducting internal audits, or enforcing compliance, regulations, standards and ethics.
  • The online Certificate blends criminal justice with investigative accounting to explore different types of internal and external fraud scenarios in addition to understanding the tools and intelligence needed to identify the increasingly complex structures of financial fraud and money laundering.

Students come out prepared to enter the forensic investigative accounting field and advance their careers in areas such as:

  • Digital Forensics Investigation
  • Forensic Auditing
  • Anti-money Laundering
  • Economic Criminology

Programme Structure

Take courses in:
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Law of Economic Crime
  • Payment Systems
  • Special Topic (Money Laundering)
  • Economic Crime Investigation
  • Fraud Prevention and Detection

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


18 alternative credits


  • Fully structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  Associate's Degree or Resume with relevant career experience
  •  2.5 GPA or higher

Tuition Fee


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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