• Program Overview

    Program Overview

    Stevenson University Online's Forensic Accounting Post-Baccalaureate Certificate program provides accounting students and professionals with the necessary skills in asset protection and financial reporting to prepare them for careers in both investigative accounting and fraud prevention. Courses in Stevenson University’s Forensic Accounting Certificate program are taught by practicing forensic accountants and focus on synthesizing accounting, auditing, computer, and investigative analyses into coherent, defensible conclusions. Coursework can be completed entirely online for this 18-credit hour program. 

    Master's Degree Option

    Stevenson also offers an online master's in Forensic Accounting.

  • Admissions / Tuition

    Admissions / Tuition

    • Completed online application.
    • Completion of bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution.
    • Undergraduate major in Accounting OR advanced coursework/professional work experience in Accounting.
    • Official college transcript from your degree-granting institution; additional transcripts may be required to demonstrate satisfaction of program-specific prerequisites or at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.
    • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in past academic work.
    • Personal statement.
    Tuition Rate Partnership Standard
    Per Credit $536.00 $670.00
    Per Course (3-Credits) $1,608.00 $2,100.00
    • Stevenson University offers a partnership tuition rate through our relationships with local community colleges, hospitals, and organizations. A full list of our partners can be found here.
    • Stevenson University Online has simplified the cost of your education by eliminating all fees. 
  • Faculty

    Faculty

    Thomas Byrd (2017)
    Program Coordinator and Adjunct Professor, Cyber Forensics
    B.S., University of Nebraska
    M.S., Illinois Institute of Technology
    J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law 

    Robert Carter (2015)
    Adjunct Instructor, Forensic Studies
    B.S., Stevenson University
    M.S., University of Baltimore

    Thomas D. Coogan (1988
    Department Chair and Professor of Forensic Studies
    B.A., Hamilton College
    M.A., Antioch College
    J.D., Antioch School of Law

    Emmet Davitt (2005)
    Adjunct Professor, Forensic Studies
    B.A., University of Virginia
    J.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore

    John Grimes, CFE (2013)
    Adjunct Instructor, Forensic Studies
    B.A., Notre Dame of Maryland University
    M.S., Stevenson University

    Steven Engorn (2004)
    Program Coordinator, Business and Technology Management and Assistant Professor Information Technology
    A.A., Catonsville Community College
    B.S., American University
    M.B.A., Loyola College of Maryland

    Maria Howell (2006)
    Professor of Forensic Studies
    B.A., The Johns Hopkins University
    J.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore

    Carolyn H. Johnson (1998)
    Professor of Forensic Studies
    B.A., Dickinson College
    J.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore

    Barbara Jung (2015)
    Adjunct Professor, Forensic Studies
    J.D., University of Baltimore

    Pamela Kessler (2005)
    Adjunct Professor, Forensic Studies
    B.A., University of Maryland, College Park
    J.D., University of Baltimore

    Nicholas Marrocco, CFE (2004)
    Adjunct Instructor, Forensic Studies
    B.A., M.S., Loyola University of Maryland

    Stephen W. Oliner, CPA (2004)
    Adjunct Instructor, Forensic Studies
    B.S., University of Maryland, College Park

    Susan A. Schenning (2005) 
    Associate Professor of Forensic Studies
    B.A., Notre Dame of Maryland University
    J.D., University of Baltimore

    Brian S. Tanen, CFE (2008)
    Adjunct Professor, Forensic Studies
    B.A., University of Maryland Baltimore County
    B.A., Ner Israel College
    M.S., Villa Julie College

    Richard K. West (2009)
    Adjunct Professor, Forensic Studies
    B.S., Lawrence University
    J.D., Northwestern University

    Larry Wolod (2011)
    Adjunct Professor, Forensic Studies
    B.S., University of Baltimore
    M.S., University of Hartford
    J.D., Potomac School of Law
    L.L.M., Georgetown University Law Center

    Joyce A. Zerhusen (2004)
    Adjunct Professor, Forensic Studies
    B.S., Villa Julie College
    M.S., University of Baltimore

  • Courses

    Courses

    Stevenson’s Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Forensic Accounting is an online 18-credit hour program. 

    • FSCOR 601 Foundations of Justice 
    • FSINV 600 Investigative Techniques/Interviewing 
    • FSAAC 624 Fraud: Accounting
    • FSAAC 640 Business Valuation
    • FSLAW 668 White Collar Crimes
    • FSAAC 626 Investigation and Analysis: Auditing

              OR

    • FSAAC 628 Investigation and Analysis: Tax