Graduate Certificate in Digital Investigations

The graduate certificate in digital investigations addresses the increasing need for IT professionals with the knowledge and skills to conduct digital forensic investigations. Students acquire an understanding of the proper methods for identifying, acquiring, preserving, and analyzing data from computers, media and mobile devices, and network environments.

Specific admission requirements can be found on the Graduate Program Finder

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 18 credits, including 15 credits in required courses and 3 credits in elective courses.

Required
FORS 6270Digital Artifacts: Points of Evidence
FORS 6277Computer Forensics I: File System Analysis
FORS 6278Computer Forensics II: Applied Computer Forensics
FORS 6279Incidence Response: Understanding and Identifying Network-Based Attacks
FORS 6280Advanced Incidence Response: Investigating Network-Based Attacks
Elective
One of the following:
FORS 6259Computer Related Law
FORS 6290Selected Topics (Macintosh Forensics)
FORS 6290Selected Topics (Malware Analysis)
FORS 6290Selected Topics (Computer Forensics III)
FORS 6290Selected Topics (Mobile Forensics)