Dec 07, 2021  
2016-2017 Catalog 
2016-2017 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

Cyber Forensics, Certificate

Award: Certificate (code CRT.CIS.CYBR-FRNSC)

Total Credit Hours: 17-19 credit hours.

About the Cybersecurity, Networking and Digital Forensics Department 

Purpose: Perform forensic investigations, incident handling and conduct incident investigations. Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to execute forensic investigations of networks, hosts and mobile devices including collecting, processing, review, analysis and production of electronic evidence using standard computer forensics and evidence handling techniques.

Range of Occupations

  • Computer forensics technician
  • Digital forensics specialist
  • Digital forensics investigator
  • Forensic support specialist
  • Incident response analyst

Occupations can be explored further through the virtual Careers Center.

Special Conditions

Financial Aid: This program has not been approved or is pending approval by the U.S. Department of Education federal aid program eligibility. Students enrolled in this program may not be eligible to receive financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education (Pell Grants, SEOG, Federal Work-Study, Direct Loans or PLUS loans) or the Maryland Higher Education Commission (Educational Assistance Grants, Senatorial Scholarships or Delegate Scholarships). For current information on eligible programs, contact Financial Aid.

Entrance/Admission Requirements

Entrance Requirements

Students must satisfy the prerequisites for each course in the certificate or have permission of the coordinator of cyber studies to take each course.

Degree/Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements

Demonstrated eligibility for ENG 111 .

Certificate Requirements: 17-19 credits

Electives: 6-8 credits

Two electives must be selected from the group of courses below:

Related Educational Opportunities

Continuing Education and Workforce Development Offerings

Additional courses, credentials and/or certifications may be available through the AACC School of Continuing Education and Workforce Development.