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Utica College Launches New Economic Crime Management Master's Program in the Asia-Pacific Region

Utica College
2010-09-06 09:55 1459

UTICA, N.Y., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Utica College announces greater worldwide access for students interested in the school's industry-recognized Master's program.

Utica College is now accepting applications for its online Master's degree in Economic Crime Management (ECM) with residencies in the Asia-Pacific region, beginning in the Summer of 2011.

Utica College is a global leader in the field of Economic Crime Investigation and founder of both the Economic Crime Institute (ECI) and the Center for Identity Management and Information Protection (CIMIP). Utica College is a global leader in financial and economic crime education, offering an executive Master's program in Economic Crime Management.

In recent years, Utica College's Economic Crime and Cyber Security programs have consistently grown as students from around the world attended the college both online and at its ground campus in Utica, NY, USA, to study with recognized leaders in the industry. Now, its Master's in Economic Crime Management is being offered with residencies in the Asia-Pacific region.

Martin T. Biegelman is the director of the Financial Integrity Unit at Microsoft Corporation and serves as the chairman of the ECI Advisory Board.

"Our world-class educators will be accessible to students no matter where they are located," Biegelman said. "Utica College is a pioneer in the field and this program's expansion into the Asia-Pacific region solidifies the institution as a global leader in the industry."

The Master's program combines management, technology, and analytical skills with a knowledge and understanding of economic and financial crime from a global perspective. It also focuses on fraud and risk management strategies, current economic crime challenges, and the application of innovative technological and analytical solutions.

"By bringing the residency portion directly to the students in a convenient Asia-Pacific location, it is even easier for the working professional seeking to attain higher education in the economic and white collar crime field," said George Curtis, JD, Utica College professor and executive director of the Economic Crime Institute.

Utica College's distinguished economic crime management faculty includes world-renowned practitioners and scholars in economic crime prevention and investigation, fraud management, cybersecurity, and related fields.

Utica College was founded in 1946 and is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

For more information, visit www.utica.edu/asia-pacific.

For more information, please contact:

Christine Leogrande
Tel:   +1-315-223-2519
Email: cleogrande@utica.edu

Source: Utica College
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