Online Master of Science In Healthcare Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Investigations

A master’s degree in investigations will strengthen your earning potential, make you a more valuable team member and also create opportunities to move into greater leadership roles. Speak with our advisors about how you can 'build your own degree' to maximize your potential and knowledge.

Leading the Way in Investigations

Welcome to the University of New Haven’s Master’s in Investigations, the first degree of its in kind in the nation! The degree is 100% online, consists of 10 courses, and can be completed in as little as one year. The online M.S. in Healthcare Fraud, Waste, & Abuse (FWA) Investigations provides students with background knowledge of and requisite insight into one of the fastest-growing areas of white-collar investigations.

Students will gain an awareness and in-depth understanding of healthcare FWA from a variety of perspectives, including those of frontline investigators and analysts who have worked the broad types of schemes perpetuated by those intent on stealing the precious healthcare dollars that we all need. Students will learn and understand the unique language and landscape particular to healthcare FWA investigations, with a focus on the schemes causing pervasive fraud; the techniques used to identify perpetrators; and how the law enforcement, regulatory, and commercial communities work to uncover and prevent healthcare fraud.

Students have the opportunity to “build their own” degree based on experience, career goals, or other factors such as working in the private sector. All of our instructors are leading experts, with extensive experience, in their field of investigations.

Our online Master’s in Healthcare Fraud, Waste, and Abuse program is unlike any other program in the industry. Here are the reasons our program stands out as a leader in this field:

100% Online

This means you can complete the program from anywhere in the world!

Flexibility: Based on experience, previous education and/or career goals, students can substitute other courses from the program for required core courses, basically, a ‘build your own degree’ concept.

Transfer Credits: Up to 6 credit hours can be transferred in to meet the degree requirements.

Finish in as Little as One Year

Our master’s degree in investigations is a 30-credit hour, 10-course degree that can be completed in around ten months. This accelerated curriculum allows you to earn your master’s degree at a pace consistent with your career goals while balancing it with your life demands.

Certificate Programs

If you are not ready to begin a master’s degree program, you may also start with one of our graduate certificate programs including Financial Crime Investigation, Cybercrime Investigation, Human Trafficking, Corporate Security, and many other fields.

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Quick Facts
  • Format: 100% Online
  • Est. time to complete: 1-2 years
  • Total credits: 30 credits
  • Cost per credit: $990
  • Total tuition: $29,700
  • Term Schedule
Tuition Discounts

If you are a sworn officer or a correctional officer anywhere worldwide, you may be eligible to receive a discount of 50% off the degree. We also offer a 20% tuition discount to members of professional organizations such as the IAFCI, ACAMS, ACFCS, NHCAA and others.

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Learn from professors who are dedicated to your success.

Our faculty are leaders and innovators in their fields, bringing both deep professional experience and academic rigor to the classroom.

Charger Advantage

Get an inside look at what differentiates the University of New Haven and how your experiences as a student will prepare you for success.

Selected Courses and Programs

The University of New Haven offers a wide variety of in-depth courses that create a transformational educational experience for our students. To view the complete list of courses you'll take while pursuing a M.S. in Investigations, check out the Academic Catalog:

Digital Forensic Investigations, M.S.

Healthcare Fraud, Waste, and Abuse, M.S.

Investigations, M.S., Criminal Investigations Concentration

Investigations, M.S., Financial Crimes Investigations Concentration


Upcoming Graduate School Events

There are a variety of opportunities for you to learn more about our master’s degree programs, what it is like to be a student here, and the scholarships, assistantships and financial aid that we offer. Whether you want to meet us on campus or online, we have something for you.

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    An advanced degree from the University of New Haven will help you take your career to the next level. Each program offers convenient scheduling, personalized attention, and state-of-the-art facilities.

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