Economic Crime Investigation
A degree in Economic Crime Investigation qualifies you to work in a wide range of crime prevention and investigative roles.
In the Economic Crime Investigation program, you will work with computers and electronic information as you gather, analyze, and preserve evidence. You may have the opportunity to work in many roles, including:
- Fraud Specialist
- Asset Protection Investigator
- Financial Investigator
- Corporate Investigator
- Internal Auditor
Advances in technology, economic trends and the current global political climate are insuring that white-collar crimes such as money laundering, health-insurance fraud, identity theft, and corporate account "book-cooking" are increasingly at the center of today's criminal activity. Corporate and government employers need qualified professionals with accounting, computer, and investigative skills capable of dealing with these contemporary types of crime.
Click to view the Economic Crime Investigation Fact Sheet.
Did you know that a majority of the Economic Crime Investigation program can be completed online?
- Economic Crime Investigation AS (75% or more can be completed online)
Visit our Office of Online Learning for more information!
GCC's Economic Crime Investigation program gives students a strong educational foundation in all aspects of accounting, with exposure to criminal justice and information technology, to place you in a high-job-growth industry. Designed for those planning to transfer to baccalaureate colleges and universities, the program helps prepare you for entry-level careers in the field of financial investigation or prevention of white-collar crime.
After getting your GCC degree, some occupations you may consider are:
- Business Intelligence Analysts
- Compliance Managers
- Criminal Investigators and Special Agents
- Financial Examiners
- Forensic Science Technicians
- Intelligence Analysts
- Investment Fund Managers
- Regulatory Affairs Managers
GCC has many transfer agreements with 4-year institutions like:
- Bryant & Stratton
- Daemen College
- Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
- Empire State College/SUNY
- Excelsior College
- Hartwick College
- Hilbert College
- Houghton College
- Keuka College
- Medaille College
- Roberts Wesleyan College
- SUNY College at Brockport
- SUNY College at Geneseo
- SUNY College at Oswego
- Syracuse University
- Utica College
- Wells College
Please contact our Transfer Center for more information.