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.
PREPARE FOR YOUR CAREER
Participate in field work/internships locally or nationally.
Access to the computer security and forensic lab with specialized tools.
INTEGRATE ACCOUNTING AND INVESTIGATIVE SKILLS
You will be able to deal with white-collar and financial crime.
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.
Where Can It Take Me?
- City of Rochester office of public integrity
- Department of Justice US Attorney’s Office for the Western District
- Computer networking analyst
- Cyber-crime analyst
- Fraud analyst
- Insurance fraud investigator
- Mercyhurst College
- Rochester Institute of Technology
- Adler University
- University at Albany
- John Jay College of Criminal Justice
- Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Who Will I Meet?
"What I love about being an ECI Major is how caring and dedicated the professors are. They care about their students understanding the material. They are very understanding in regards to how hectic a student-athlete's schedule can be. This major is a wonderful mix of Business and Criminal Justice classes which is timely considering the rise of corporate crime."
Banking Risk Supervisor
Todd Billcliff '05
Manager, Fraud & Risk Analysis, CFE