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2022-2023 Catalog

Advanced Digital Forensics (certificate)


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Official Title of Certificate: Advanced Digital Forensics, Certificate

Award: Certificate

Code: CRT.CIS.DIGIT-FRSC-A

Total Credit Hours: 25

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 the use of standard computer forensics and evidence handling techniques to collect, process, review, analyze and produce electronic evidence. Successful completion of the courses in this certificate prepares a student for the Cyber Incident Responder exam sponsored by the Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3), National Centers of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence (CDFAE) program.

Related Industry Certifications

This program provides full or partial foundation for the following industry recognized certificates and certifications: Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) certificate and Magnet Certified Forensic Examiner (MCFE), Network+ (CompTIA) and the Security+ (CompTIA) industry certification exams.

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 , or ENG 111 . Refer to Academic Regulations on Graduation Requirements .

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

This program aligns with all the college’s core competencies.

Related Offerings


Students may wish to also review requirements for the related majors or programs linked below.

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