Aug 14, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog

Digital Forensics (certificate)


Official Title of Certificate: Digital Forensics, Certificate

Award: Certificate

Code: CRT.CIS.DIGITAL-FRSC

Total Credit Hours: 18-19

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

Open Planner for this Certificate  


 

Certificate Graduation Requirements


Refer to Academic Regulations on Graduation Requirements .

Certificate Requirements: 18-19 credits


Elective Course Selection


Two electives must be selected from the following:

Career and Educational Advancement Resources


   

Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Plan a digital forensics investigation.
  2. Use hardware and software tools to access evidence and conduct digital forensics analysis.
  3. Explain legal limitations on searches and seizures of evidence.
  4. Practice preserving, handling and documenting digital evidence.
  5. Prepare and present reports and testimony.