Economic Crime Investigation

In response to the current need nationally for trained professional with accounting, computer, and investigative skills to probe "white-collar" crimes, Roberts Wesleyan College offers a program in Economic Crime Investigation. ECI is an interdisciplinary major that blends courses from criminal justice and accounting.

Program Highlights

<h2 style="text-align: center;">INTEGRATE TECHNOLOGY</h2> <p style="text-align: center;"><span>Access to the computer security and forensic lab with specialized tools to support your course work. </span></p>
<h2 style="text-align: center;">PREPARE FOR YOUR CAREER</h2> <p style="text-align: center;">Participate in field work/<a data-id="1795" href="/undergraduate/majors-and-programs/economic-crime-investigation/internships/" title="Internships">internships</a> locally or nationally. </p>
<h2 style="text-align: center;">INTEGRATE ACCOUNTING AND INVESTIGATIVE SKILLS</h2> <div style="text-align: center;">College graduates with this type of specialized education and training are in demand to effectively deal with</div> <div style="text-align: center;">sophisticated white-collar and financial crime made possible by our technological age.</div> <p style="text-align: center;"> </p>

B.S. Program Credits: 130-143

General Education:B.S. 60

Major/Concentration: B.S. 62 

Accounting  Credits: 8


Standard Completion Time
Four Years

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

What Will I Learn?

You will be given a firm foundation in the procedures of criminal investigation and preparation of evidence for the justice system in Criminal Justice courses required. In addition, you will learn accounting, auditing, and an understanding of the computer systems that are used in today's businesses. 

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Where Can It Take Me?


  • City of Rochester office of public integrity
  • Department of Justice US Attorney’s Office for the Western District
  • FBI(Buffalo)
  • ATF


  • Computer networking analyst
  • Cyber-crime analyst
  • Accountant
  • Fraud analyst
  • Insurance fraud investigator

Grad Schools

  • Mercyhurst College,
  • Rochester Institute of Technology,
  • Adler University,
  • University at Albany,
  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice,
  • Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Alumni Success

Who Will I Meet?


Mark Concordia, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

is an experienced law enforcement practitioner. Professor Concordia worked every aspect of the criminal justice system corrections, local police patrol, narcotics investigations, police supervision, and criminal investigations at the state and federal level. He spent over 13 years assigned to the FBI Buffalo Division’s Joint Terrorism Task Force. The counterterrorism experience, training, and casework allowed Professor Concordia to become a recognized counterterrorism subject matter expert and accomplished lecturer and law enforcement instructor. He uses his unique and varied practitioner experience to create a vibrant learning environment that integrates theoretical concepts with hands-on group based learning activities and case studies

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Smith Hall Suite 356

(585) 594 6405

Visit the Department of Criminal Justice Page