Diverse Career Opportunities Spawns BS in Accounting Degree in Forensic Accounting

Thursday, March 31, 2011
SNHU Communications Office

Contact: Gregg Mazzola                                                                               
Associate VP, Marketing and Communications
Southern New Hampshire University

Diverse Career Opportunities Spawns
SNHU BS in Accounting Degree in Forensic Accounting


The Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree in Forensic Accounting & Fraud Examination prepares graduates to evaluate, review and describe involved financial and business matters. Forensic Accountants and Fraud Examiners are employed in a variety of settings including accounting firms, insurance companies, law offices and governmental agencies.


The demand for financial examiners in an era of increased scrutiny is growing rapidly. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that total employment for financial examiners will increase 41 percent over the period 2008-2018.


Forensic accountants and fraud examiners play an increasingly important role in the analysis and presentation of accounting information. Offered as a concentration within SNHU’s Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree, the program is offered online and on campus, and stresses the development of analytical skills directly applicable to the workplace.

SNHU, based in Manchester, NH, has a long tradition of educating business and accounting professionals. The accounting and taxation department is one of the longest-standing programs at SNHU, founded in 1932, as the New Hampshire School of Accounting and Secretarial Science.

With its first online offering in 1995, the online degree programs at SNHU continue meeting the needs of today’s students while at the same time ensuring educational quality and real-world applicability.

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