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Careers in Forensic Accounting

The Center for Student Success in the School of Business Administration and Economics is dedicated to working with our students to help prepare them for their future career—from individualized career coaching and support, to coordinating mock interviews for students with local companies, to job postings and career announcements in its Weekly Updates newsletter. In addition to this School-specific resource, our students also are able to utilize the College’s main Career Services Office.

 In addition, many opportunities exist for students to develop their networking skills and to make professional contacts.

  • The Center hosts an Accounting Recruiting and NETworking Night (ARNET) each fall, which draws upwards of 20 firms interested in meeting and interviewing our students.
  • A résumé referral program and on-campus interviews result in a high placement rate for our accounting students.

Student Life

We offer many co-curricular activities, including student-run organizations, study abroad opportunities, and

Career Opportunities

Possible career paths for our forensic accounting graduates include:

  • CPA
  • Controller
  • Fraud Examiner
  • FBI or Secret Service Agent
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Internal Auditor
  • IRS Agent
  • Systems Auditor
internships, which help to make our students that much more well-rounded and connected within the College, local, and international communities.

2014 Graduation Class

Alumni Connections

Our accounting alumni are some of the College’s most active, working for all the major Rochester area CPA firms, as well as firms throughout the state and beyond. Alumni also work in finance and accounting positions in industry and government. Alumni stay connected with Brockport and give back to the School of Business Administration and Economics by participating on our advisory boards and serving as guest speakers, internship sponsors, and more. You can be assured that you will be joining a robust and well-connected alumni network when you graduate from our accounting program.

For Program Advisement

Dr. Donald Kent, Jr. PhD, CPA, CFE
Graduate Director, Master of Science in Forensic Accounting
108B Hartwell Hall
(585) 395-5521 

For Application and Admissions Procedures

The Graduate School

(585) 395-2525



Last Updated 7/1/14