Economic Crime Investigation Career Outlook

The Champlain College online economic crime investigation degree program prepares you for a career in fraud investigation. This well-rounded program more than meets the skills a fraud investigator needs to succeed in careers such as fraud examiner, forensic accountant and certified financial examiner.

Economic crime investigators will become increasingly in demand as illegal financial activities by individuals, companies and organized crime rings become more sophisticated, and greater emphasis is placed on transparency in accounting. Jobs in the private investigation field are expected to grow 11% from 2012-2022, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Due to constant advancements in digital technologies and an increase in cybercrimes, investigative jobs are expected to be in demand for the insurance and financial industries, as well as legal services