Master of Science in the Field of Digital Forensics

Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.

The following requirements must be fulfilled:

The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Programs.

36 credits, including 30 credits in required courses and 6 credits in elective courses, and successful completion of a master's comprehensive examination.

Required
FORS 6259Computer Related Law
FORS 6264Computer Network Defense
FORS 6270Digital Artifacts: Points of Evidence
FORS 6273Research Methods for Security Professionals
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
FORS 6285Digital Forensics Capstone
FORS 6287Project Management for Security Professionals
Electives
6 credits from the following:
FORS 6261Security Management
FORS 6271Cyberpsychology
FORS 6274Video Forensic Analysis
FORS 6283Steganography and Electronic Watermarking
FORS 6288The Investigative Process for Computer Forensics
FORS 6289Linux for Computer Forensics
FORS 6291Computer Forensics III: Advanced Techniques
FORS 6295Research
FORS 6298Forensic Sciences Practicum
Other requirements
Successful completion of a master's comprehensive examination is required.