Auditing and Forensic Accounting Graduate Certificate

The graduate certificate in Auditing and Forensic Accounting will equip students to gain certifications offered by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).  The twelve semester hours (4 courses) of coursework is eligible to meet requirements for the Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) program should a student wish to pursue it.  ACCT 527 & ACCT 562 are in the core curriculum and the remaining courses would meet electives for the MSA. Contact Dr. James Hamill at 903-886-5659 or email for more information. .

Certificate Requirements:

Coursework must be completed at A&M-Commerce with a 3.0 GPA on all courses used for the certificate.  Twelve semester hours from the following (no substitutions):

ACCT 527 Auditing
ACCT 528 Advanced Auditing
ACCT 562 Forensic and Inv Acct
ACCT 563 Advanced Forensic Accounting

Required Documents for Admission:

  • Application
  • Application fee: $50 domestic student
  • All official transcripts - Bachelor's degree, including all transcripts used towards the bachelor's degree.  Any master's degree transcript or transcripts with graduate coursework (if applicable).