Forensic Accounting Minor


The online forensic accounting minor is open to all majors—and is an excellent way to increase employability and supplement skills and abilities.

This minor is ideal for criminology and criminal justice majors interested in a career in deterring money laundering and white collar crime—and for business majors who want to be able to detect and prevent fraud. For accounting majors, fraud examination is part of their job, and this minor provides specialized knowledge and tools.

The minor includes 18 credit hours of coursework that provide the necessary accounting, fraud examination, and investigative skills to investigate, detect, and prevent fraud. In many cases, students may apply courses within their major toward completion of the online forensic accounting minor.

All courses are offered online. On-campus visits are not required.


The online minor in forensic accounting is open to all majors. To complete the minor, a grade of "C" or higher is required in all accounting courses, including BUS 201. In addition, students must fulfill the University's requirements for graduation with a bachelor degree, including successful completion of a major.

Note:  Individuals who wish to enroll in one (or more) forensic accounting courses—but do not intend to pursue bachelor degrees—may apply to the University as non-degree students. Registration is on a space available basis. For assistance, contact Indiana State Online at (812) 237-2345 or

Required Courses

In addition, the Scott College of Business is accredited by the AACSB International.

Further Information

For further information and assistance, contact:

Indiana State Online
(812) 237-2345


The Graduate Catalog and Undergraduate Catalog of Indiana State University are the documents of authority for all students. The requirements given in the catalogs supersede information issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the requirements at any time.