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  Sep 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Governors State University Academic Catalog

Digital Forensics Certificate - Graduate


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The Digital Forensics Certificate offered through the College of Arts and Sciences , is designed to address the increasing threat from computer crimes and cybercrime, digital forensics is necessary. Law enforcement and government agencies, organizations, and companies all need digital forensics professionals to better protect digital assets, or investigate cybercrime.

The Certificate in Digital Forensics will provide theoretical and practical knowledge in the recovery and analysis of electronically stored information (ESI). The program will consist of eight courses covering operating systems, and, topics in both information security and digital forensics. Students completing this certificate program will be prepared to use digital data tools and technologies to support the collection, classification, evaluation, and analysis of evidence that is in the form of electronically stored information.

Admission Requirements

Students must meet the university requirements for graduate certificate admission.

While there are no specific courses required for admission into this certificate program, there may be prerequisite courses based off of the GSU catalog in place at the time of admission.

Certificate Requirements


In order to receive the Digital Forensics Certificate students must complete each required course with a grade of "B" or better and submit the application for award of certificate to their faculty advisor.

Total - 24 Hours


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