Certificate in Applied Digital Forensic Science Program


The Advanced Certificate in Applied Digital Forensic Science suits the need of working professionals who are trained in computer science and who wish to develop knowledge and skills in digital forensics without committing to a full graduate degree program. Students who are already enrolled in a graduate computer science program may apply for the certificate program and pursue the courses offered as part of or in addition to coursework in their degree program. Students enrolled in the Master of Forensic Computing program may pursue the certificate as part of their degree program.  

The certificate program entails four graduate courses plus a practical examination. The required courses, shown below, link theory to practice by providing ample hands-on work. Upon satisfactory completion of the coursework students take the Applied Digital Forensic Science Certification Exam.

The following courses are offered as part of the certificate: 

FCM 710 Architecture of Secure Operating Systems 
FCM 742 Network Security 
FCM 745 Network Forensics 
FCM 760 Forensic Management of Digital Evidence