What is a CFE?

Posted by on January 13, 2012

If you are taking Forensic Accounting chances are you have thought about taking the CFE Exam which stands for Certified Fraud Examiner. Globe University/Minnesota School of Business curriculum includes preparation for the CFE exam. There are many benefits to becoming certified as a fraud examiner according to the ACFE.

  • Increase your earnings – CFEs earn nearly 22% more than their non-certified colleagues according to the 2010/2011 Compensation Guide for Anti-Fraud Professionals.
  • Advance your career – CFE certification is documented evidence of expertise and experience, representing a high level of skill, knowledge and professionalism.
  • Enhance your marketability and job security – Robert Half International identifies the CFE as “in-demand…one of the most marketable credentials today” and A.E. Feldman, a leading executive search firm states, “…the CFE has emerged as the gold standard in the area of fraud.”
  • Gain professional visibility and credibility – The CFE is accepted worldwide as the standard of excellence in the anti-fraud profession.
  • Distinguish yourself from your peers – The CFE credential is recognized in the hiring and promotion policies of leading organizations, including the FBI, the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

If you are interesting in pursuing a career as a fraud examiner check out the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners website which includes information of the CFE exam, events and trainings as well as articles related to the field.

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