Digital Forensics and Cyber Investigation

The Certificate in Digital Forensics and Cyber Investigation is designed for mid-career professionals who wish to help meet the challenges posed in uncovering digital evidence. The program uses a multidisciplinary approach to provide students with a broad analytical framework for becoming cyber investigators.

Total Semester Hours: 18

Required Courses

UCSP 615 Orientation to Graduate Studies at UMUC (0) (Must complete within first 6 credits of study.)

  • CSEC 650 Cyber Crime Investigation and Digital Forensics (6)
  • CSEC 661 Digital Forensics Investigation (6)
  • CSEC 662 Cyber Incident Analysis and Response (6)

Program Requirements

Admission to the Digital Forensics and Cyber Investigation certificate is limited to students who have a strong technical foundation as demonstrated by a minimum of a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in one of the following areas:

  • Computer Science
  • Computer Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Computer Security, Cybersecurity or Information Assurance

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