This program is no longer accepting applications.

As of fall 2015, no new applications will be accepted for this certificate. Current students should contact graduate advising to go over plans for completing the program requirements.

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

Digital Forensics in Criminal Justice

Learn how UMUC's digital forensics programs combine computer technologies and criminal justice.