Economic Crime Investigation

The Economic Crime Investigation (ECI) program is a major that blends courses from Criminal Justice, Accounting, and Computer Science.

Program Highlights


Access to the computer security and forensic lab with specialized tools to support your course work. 


Participate in field work/internships locally or nationally. 


Choose your own track in either Accounting or Computer Science

B.S. Program Credits: 130-143

General Education:B.S. 60

Major/Concentration: B.S. 62 

*Accounting Track Credits: 8

**Computer Science Track Credits: 21

Standard Completion Time
Four Years

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

What Will I Learn?

You will learn accounting, auditing, and an understanding of the computer systems that are used in today’s businesses to prepare you for work in this growing field. You will take additional Computer Science courses that will prepare you for either the technical side of law enforcement or working on the prevention of crime through computer security. You will take additional Accounting courses that will help you pursue becoming a Certified public accountant

Where Can It Take Me?


  • City of Rochester office of public integrity
  • Department of Justice US Attorney’s Office for the Western District
  • FBI(Buffalo)
  • ATF


  • Computer networking analyst
  • Cyber-crime analyst
  • Accountant
  • Fraud analyst
  • Insurance fraud investigator

Grad Schools

  • Mercyhurst College,
  • Rochester Institute of Technology,
  • Adler University,
  • University at Albany,
  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice,
  • Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Alumni Success


Richard Smith, Banking Risk Supervisor at Paychex, Inc


Field Auditor for the Office of Public Integrity

Who Will I Meet?


Mark Concordia, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

is an experienced law enforcement practitioner. Professor Concordia worked every aspect of the criminal justice system corrections, local police patrol, narcotics investigations, police supervision, and criminal investigations at the state and federal level. He spent over 13 years assigned to the FBI Buffalo Division’s Joint Terrorism Task Force. The counterterrorism experience, training, and casework allowed Professor Concordia to become a recognized counterterrorism subject matter expert and accomplished lecturer and law enforcement instructor. He uses his unique and varied practitioner experience to create a vibrant learning environment that integrates theoretical concepts with hands-on group based learning activities and case studies

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Contact Us

Carpenter Hall

(585) 594 6405

Visit the Department of Criminal Justice Page