About the Core and Specialized Forensic Accounting Certificates

To excel in forensic accounting, you must first obtain a solid understanding of the core forensic accounting topics before developing skills in the specialized niche practice areas. Once establishing a solid foundation, you can then study those unique areas and learn about the tools and procedures used to perform specialized forensic accounting engagements.

Core Forensic Accounting Certificate covers the areas essential to the planning, performance and reporting for all forensic accounting engagements including evidence identification and gathering, discovery, interview techniques, deposition and testimony, reporting requirements and more.

Specialized Forensic Accounting Certificate covers unique areas of a forensic engagement including bankruptcy, business/individual/intellectual property damages, mergers and acquisitions, family law, divorce and more.

Developed by leading subject matter experts in the profession, these certificates will support you in:

  • Acquiring new skills or enhancing your existing competencies
  • Beginning the pathway to earning the CFF® Credential
  • Earning CPE credits to maintain your existing CFF® Credential


As financial fraud is on the rise, there is an increased need for professionals with a solid understanding of forensic accounting.


New and seasoned financial professionals who want to expand their skillset and explore a growing niche practice area.


Upon successfully completing one or both certificate programs, you will earn CPE credits and be awarded with a digital badge to be proudly displayed anywhere on the web.

Digital Badges

A digital badge helps you gain recognition for earning your certificate by allowing you to easily display and share your achievement. Prospective clients and employers will be able to quickly verify your competencies and skills. The digital badge also provides greater credibility and visually declares your commitment to quality. According to a recent LinkedIn study, profiles with certifications and badges receive six times the number of profile views.

Digital Badge Sample

Group Training

If you are interested in purchasing multiple enrollments for your organization at a discounted rate, please call 800.634.6780, option 1 to speak with a training representative, or use this form to request information. Please select that you are interested in training for "My organization".

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