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Program at a Glance

Graduate Certificate
College of Engineering and Computer Science
Computer Science
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The Graduate Certificate in Computer Forensics provides a unique graduate training opportunity for those who deal directly or indirectly with digital evidence.

The National Center for Forensic Science (NCFS), the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and the Department of Chemistry jointly sponsor an interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate in Computer Forensics. This web-assisted certificate program provides a unique opportunity for graduate training to professionals and paraprofessionals who deal directly or indirectly with digital evidence, including law enforcement investigators, forensic laboratory analysts, lawyers and judges, and corporate computer security specialists. In addition, the Interdisciplinary Studies Program offers a Master of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Computer Forensics, and the recently approved Master of Science degree in Digital Forensics provides further graduate work in digital forensics.

The Computer Forensics certificate requires four graduate courses (12 credit hours) in forensics study.

Total Credit Hours Required: 12 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree

Application Deadlines

December 1
July 1

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