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Digital Forensics (certificate)

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Official Title of Certificate: Digital Forensics, Certificate

Award: Certificate


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

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Certificate Graduation Requirements

To graduate with a certificate, students must have demonstrated eligibility for ENG 101 ENG 101A , ENG 111, ENG 115, or ENG 121. See Academic Regulations on Graduation Requirements .

Certificate Requirements: 18-19 credits

Elective Course Selection

Two electives must be selected from the following:

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Program Outcomes

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

1. Plan and perform digital forensic investigations including preservation, handling, analysis, and documentation of evidence

2. Use industry standard tools to access digital evidence and conduct forensic analysis

3. Relate the functionality of operating systems and networks to digital evidence

4. Apply Constitutional and case law to digital forensics investigations

5. Effectively communicate technical information

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