Online Economic Crime Bachelor's Degree Program

Champlain College online economic crime investigation bachelor's degree student

Fight Fraud and Expand Your Potential

If you have an interest in fighting white-collar crime, or are simply wanting to differentiate yourself in the law enforcement field, our online economic crime investigation degree is designed for you. The financial crime courses are from our accounting, criminal justice and computer forensics and digital investigation programs. Taking these fraud investigation courses online will expose you to critical issues faced by fraud examiners every day in detecting, tracing and exposing the source of fraud. You'll learn about: accounting red flags, such as unusual payments or financial arrangements; organizational structures, such as decentralized operations that are more likely to facilitate fraud; motives for engaging in fraudulent behavior and more. Upon graduation with your economic crime degree, you will have a robust foundation in financial fraud investigation that can be applied in both the public and private sectors.  In addition, you will be prepared for the Certified Fraud Examiner test, as determined by ASIS International and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).

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Career Preparation

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

Why Earn Your Bachelor's Degree in Economic Crime Investigation Online at Champlain College?   

  • Designed for busy working adults, our economic crime investigation degree programs allow you to apply what you learn in the classroom from day one.
  • 100% online coursework allows you to participate at days and times convenient for you.
  • 7-week courses help you reach completion sooner. (Note: Select courses are 15 weeks long. Due to the complex nature of the content of some courses, the courses cannot be condensed into 7-week sessions. Your individual time to degree completion will be dependent on a number of factors including: total credits transferred in, test-out credits earned, number of classes taken each semester, and whether you are continuously enrolled.)
  • Nationally recognized cybersecurity and computer forensics programs, designated a Center of Academic Excellence by the National Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security, and a DC3 National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence by the United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations.
  • Regional accreditation ensures academic standards are met or exceeded.
  • Generous transfer credit policy allows you to transfer up to 90 credits toward your economic crime degree, with the potential to earn credit for professional experience and training.
  • Personalized student experience with a dedicated academic advisor and an entire Champlain team to help you as you pursue your economic crime investigation degree online.
  • Practitioner faculty who are experts in the field and understand industry needs.
  • Skills you need, and skills employers want. Not only will you be trained in the latest economic crime investigation methods, you'll also develop the critical thinking, problem-solving and communications skills that will make you successful throughout your career upon graduation with your fraud investigation degree.

Gain Expertise and a Certificate Prior to Graduation

At Champlain College Online, we know how important it is for you to gain knowledge and expertise quickly, and to differentiate yourself in the workplace and in today's competitive job market. That's why we have designed our online bachelor's in economic crime investigation to allow you to earn a certificate in an area of specialization well before you have completed your requirements for a degree. Gain a certificate in:

Computer Forensics & Digital Investigations

Forensic Accounting

Next Steps

Is this what you're looking for in an economic crime investigation degree? Apply today (there's no application fee), or visit our admission requirements page to learn more about the application process. 

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Our Accredited Online BS in Economic Crime Investigation Degree Program

Program at a Glance

Get an overview of our 100% online, fully-accredited bachelor's in economic crime investigation.


The economic crime bachelor's program is comprised of economic crime investigation online courses, forensic accounting online courses, professional courses, and general education courses that provide foundational knowledge and immediate takeaways that can be applied on the job. These courses are focused, relevant, and most are delivered in an accelerated 7-week format.

Program Certificates

Already have a degree, but want to show proficiency in a focused area of knowledge? Want a credential for your resume as you pursue your degree? Learn more about our 100% online economic crime investigation certificates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion, graduates with a B.S. degree in Economic Crime Investigation will have achieved a number of competencies, based on recommendations from ASIS International and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), including problem-solving, financial intelligence, legal proficiency, information technology intelligence, analytical skills, integrative intelligence, and communication.

Admission Requirements

At Champlain College Online, our comprehensive admissions process is designed to take into account your whole story. We are interested in your previous academic record, but knowing you have much more to bring to the table as a working adult, we'll also consider your current and previous work experiences, as well as your personal and professional goals.

Academic Calendar

Champlain College offers six start dates per year. Learn more about our application deadlines, class start dates and end dates for each 7-week and 15-week term in our online bachelor's in economic crime investigation program.

Tuition & Financing

Tuition for our undergraduate degree and certificate programs varies based on your student status (part-time or full-time) and the number of transfer credits you are bringing in. Find out more about our tuition rates, as well as ways to finance your education.

Program Director

Learn more about the Program Director for the Online Economic Crime Investigation Bachelor's Degree, Bob Green.


Champlain College Online's B.S. in Economic Crime Investigation faculty is selected based on educational knowledge and teaching skill, combined with their solid professional work experience and industry expertise. Our faculty bring wisdom and real-world insight to their classes, allowing you to benefit from their years of experience and a rich community of career-focused learning.   

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