Feb 04, 2023  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog

Digital Forensics Graduate Certificate


Department: Dean’s Office
 

 

The Graduate Certificate in Digital Forensics helps you gain the skills you need to investigate computer, cyber, and electronic crimes; to analyze networks that have been attacked or used for illicit purposes; and to properly identify, collect, secure, and present digital evidence.

Topics

  •     Digital forensics tradecraft
  •     Techniques and procedure
  •     Standards of practice
  •     Legal and ethical principles
  •     Assuring that digital evidence is accurate, complete, and reliable

Although there are no specified course prerequisites, prospective students applying to this program are advised that this is a technology-based training program, focused on collecting security data and digital evidence.

Successful students will have an aptitude for technical training and investigative procedures. Some prior training or background in operating systems concepts, computer architecture, computer hardware and storage media will be helpful.

Graduate Certificate Admissions and Process


Students must apply and be admitted into the Graduate Certificate to be eligible to receive a Graduate Certificate. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Graduate Certificate Director prior to applying. 

Applicants must meet the following admission requirements:

  1. University Admission Requirements, including English Proficiency    
  2. Graduate Certificate Admission Requirements    

Graduate Certificate Time Limit


Five (5) Years.

Graduate Certificate Completion


For procedures to confirm completion of the Graduate Certificate, please refer to the website.