Bring the Truth to Light

Since most significant financial crimes involve computers either in commission, concealment, detection or investigation, this program provides you with skills not commonly found in traditional accounting programs, including how to extract, preserve and document digital financial crimes to ensure their admissibility and undeniability in court. The Master of Science in Forensic Auditing Analytics program combines courses in auditing, forensic accounting, business analytics and cybersecurity. These traditional forensics and auditing courses will be paired with cutting-edge business analytics knowledge to empower you to improve corporate governance as well as successfully prevent and fight financial misrepresentations and fraud in an increasingly digital economy.

Where It Is Offered Commerce, Dallas, Online
Duration 2 years or less
Foreign Language No foreign language credits required
Delivery Fully Online
Total Credit Hours 30 hours
Thesis Requirements No thesis required
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Is this Program a Good Fit for You?

Forensic Auditing Analytics students are typically interested in:

  • IT and financial auditing
  • Forensic accounting
  • Cybersecurity
  • Public Accounting
  • Establishing consulting firms offering investigation services as well as expert witness testimony
  • Detecting embezzlement, corruption and other white-collar crimes

SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED WITH A DEGREE IN Forensic Auditing Analytics

PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS

A degree in Forensic Auditing Analytics will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Use business analytics skills to filter large volumes of data and to differentiate between financial and non-financial data.
  • Use digital forensic skills to find, preserve and document digital evidence to ensure admissibility and undeniability in court
  • Sharpen data problem-solving, critical thinking and interviewing skills while enhancing flexibility, persistence, skepticism and people skills.
  • Learn about computer internet schemes, corruption, forensic litigation and report writing within the legal environment
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Career possibilities and current median salaries

Information Security Analyst
$102,600
Accountant or Auditor
$77,250
Digital Forensic Examiner
$60,360

US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2021 and Salary.com

Minors & Certificates

The courses required for this program are also included in the current Auditing and Forensics Certificate, making the certificate a stackable credential for this degree.

We offer various minors that can be combined with your Forensic Auditing Analytics (MS) degree. You can learn more about the available minors and their course requirements by visiting the Minors for Graduate Programs page.

  • Cyber Security
  • Accounting
  • Business Analytics

What You Will Learn

  • Auditing procedures that can be used to prevent and detect fraud.
  • How to conduct quantitative and qualitative research.
  • Knowledge of litigation support, business valuation, cybercrime and other key forensics tasks.
  • Data analytics, database management, cyber and information security, IT audit, cyber forensics and IT security policy governance.

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Course Delivery and Resources

Our programs are designed to be flexible, meeting the needs of working professionals who want the convenience of a fully online degree, full-time students who prefer face-to-face classes and blended options for those who need the convenience of both. We offer a graduate-level business degree to fit your lifestyle and career aspirations.

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Program Costs

Use the following links to get further information to tuition and fees, financial aid and scholarships.

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Forensic Auditing Analytics (MS) :: Domestic Admission Requirements

Admission

Deadlines

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Your Path to Becoming a Lion

Step 1. Submit Application

Submit your application at tamuc.edu/apply.

  • Select “Create a new graduate school admissions application.”
  • Select “Texas A&M University-Commerce (Commerce)” as your “Target University.”

  • Select “Forensic Auditing Analytics, MS” as your “Major.”
  • Pay the $50 application fee.

Wait to receive an application confirmation email before proceeding to the next step.

  • After you submit your application, the Graduate School will send a confirmation email within two business days to the personal email account you used for ApplyTexas.

Provisional Status

After you submit your application, you may be granted provisional status, which means you can enroll in one semester of courses. You will not be eligible for financial aid until you submit all of your documents and are accepted into the program.

Step 2. Submit Documents

Submit the following documents after you receive an application confirmation email.

Note: GRE is not required.

Official Transcripts

Contact your previous institution(s) and request that they send your official transcripts to [email protected].

  • We recommend that you request transcripts for all of your academic work.

All international transcripts must be evaluated and the evaluation submitted to the Graduate School.

We accepts evaluations sent directly from the following Agencies.

  • If a normal evaluation is submitted, official original transcripts with all marksheets will still need to be submitted.
  • If a WES ICAP or equivalent is submitted, we will not need the official transcripts to be submitted separately.
Postal Alternative

If your institution is unable to submit a digital copy, hard copies may be mailed to:

Texas A&M University-Commerce
Attn: Graduate School
PO Box 3011
Commerce, Texas 75429-3011

We will need official/original documents. If those documents are the only copies you have, the Graduate School can mail them back to you upon request. Contact [email protected] for more information.

One Letter of Recommendation

Request one signed letter of recommendation, on letterhead, from a professional who can attest to your goals and ability to succeed in the program. That individual should:

Postal Alternative

If you are unable to submit a digital copy, hard copies may be mailed to:

Texas A&M University-Commerce
Attn: Graduate School
PO Box 3011
Commerce, Texas 75429-3011

Personal Statement

Describe your preparation for graduate work and your academic interests and goals in no more than 500 words.

Resume or CV

Submit a resume or curriculum vitae (CV) which includes your academic and professional history and achievements.

Look for application updates in myLeo > Apps > Check Application Status

  • Once an admission decision has been made, you will receive an email to your student email account at myLeo > Apps > Leomail.

Step 3. Apply for Financial Assistance

  • Apply for scholarships and graduate assistantships once you are admitted.
  • Apply for financial aid by submitting a FAFSA and sending it to school code 003565.
  • Contact your financial aid advisor with any questions.

Step 4. Register for Classes

Once registration opens and you are eligible to enroll, your graduate enrollment specialist is here to help you complete registration.

Contact your Graduate Advisor if you have any questions regarding your degree plan and registration.

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  • P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75429-3011
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