Computer Forensics & Digital Investigations Degree

Our online Computer Forensics & Digital Investigations bachelor's degree is:

  • The Best Cyber Security Higher Education Program in 2013, awarded by SC Magazine
  • 100% online and regionally accredited with 7-week sessions;
  • recognized as a model electronic crime and digital investigation program by the National Institute of Justice;
  • designated as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education by the National Security Agency (NSA);
  • teaching the latest in forensic analysis of computers, networks and mobile devices;
  • hands-on. The Senator Patrick Leahy Center for Digital Investigation (LCDI) employs students to provide data recovery and digital forensic support to local Vermont businesses and government agencies.  

Want to add a credential to your resume, whether you have a degree or are working toward one? Check out our online certificates in computer forensics.

Curriculum

Professional Courses

Course #TitleCredits
CRIM 120 Criminal Law 3
CRIM 121 Criminal Procedure 3
CMIT 130 Networking Fundamentals 3
ACCT 130 Financial Accounting 3
CMIT 135 Introduction to Computer Systems 3
CMIT 140 Operating Systems 3
CRIM 225 Law of Searching & Seizing Digital Evidence 3
CRIM 230 Criminal Investigation 3
CFDI 240 Digital Forensics Investigative Techniques 3
CYBR 240 Computer and Network Security 3
NETW 260 Linux/Unix Systems Administration I 3
NETW 250 Windows Server Systems Administration I
CFDI 270 Anti-Forensics and Network Forensics 3
CFDI 340 Digital Forensics Analysis 3
CFDI 350 White Collar Crime 3
ACCT 280 Forensic Accounting 3
CFDI 360 Cybercrime 3
CFDI 450 Senior Seminar in Digital Forensics 3
CFDI 490 OR Elective Forensics Internship or Elective 3
CFDI 310 Mobile Forensic Analysis 3
CFDI 320 File Forensics 3
  Total credits from Professional Courses 63

General Education

Course #TitleCredits
PSYC 100 Introduction to Psychology 3
SCIE 170 Forensic Science, Intro. to 4
ENGL 111 Critical Reading &Expository Writing (CREW) I 3
ENGL 112 Critical Reading &Expository Writing (CREW) II 3
PHIL 340 Ethics in the Professions 3
COMM 130 Interpersonal Communication 3
MATH 180 Intro to Statistics 3
ECON 205 OR ECON 210 Microeconomics OR Macroeconomics 3
COMM 270 Intercultural Communication 3
ENGL 315 Writing in the Workplace 3
  History Elective 3
  Arts/Humanities/Social Science/Math/Science Elective 6
  Fine Arts Elective 3
  Literature Elective 3
  General Electives 11
 
  Total Credits from General Education 57
Total Credits to Earn This Degree 120