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Cybercrime (certificate)

Official Title of Certificate: Cybercrime, Certificate

Award: Certificate


Total Credit Hours: 31

About the Homeland Security and Criminal Justice Institute

Purpose: Prepares students for careers in the area of criminal investigation and cybercrime or to meet requirements for promotion and additional career responsibility. Provides students with an educational opportunity to earn a certificate in cybercrime. Prepares students with a continuous and thorough accumulation of knowledge in cybercrime prevention, criminal investigation and evidentiary presentation.

Students who have career interests in an area of criminal justice should consult with one of the Homeland Security and Criminal Justice Institute faculty to assure specific career goals are met.

Open Planner for 3 semester Cybercrime (certificate)  

Open Planner for 4 semester Cybercrime (certificate)  

Certificate Graduation Requirements

To graduate with a certificate, students must have demonstrated eligibility for ENG 101  or ENG 101A . Refer to Academic Regulations on Graduation Requirements .

Program Outcomes

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

  • Describe and explain the foundational theoretical concepts and history of cybercrime in the U.S. and abroad.   
  • Explain cybercrime techniques used to compromise government and private networks. 
  • Describe the basic components of computer technology, to include hardware, software, and network systems.   
  • Explore and develop career paths in the field of cybercrime and cybersecurity.   
  • Outline a computer forensic investigation. 
  • Examine the interconnected roles between federal, state, and local law enforcement to investigate and apprehend cybercriminals. 

Related Offerings

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

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