MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA — West Virginia University has launched the nation’s only Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in forensics for white-collar crime.
The LL.M. in White-Collar Forensic Justice is designed for lawyers seeking expertise in financial fraud and forensic accounting. The 14-month online program is a collaboration between WVU Law and the Department of Accounting at the WVU College of Business and Economics. Classes start in August.
“By offering this LL.M. degree online, we are providing an opportunity for lawyers across the country to develop their skills in a highly valued area of the law,” said Gregory Bowman, dean of the College of Law. “Attorneys who have specialized training in fraudulent financial practices will have an edge in the workplace and the courtroom.”
Students in the program will learn in-depth legal skills for examining financial fraud from professors with experience in law and forensic accounting.