MS in Digital Forensics Program at a Glance

Program Director: Ric Messier, M.S., GCIH, GSEC, CEH, CISSP

Format: 100% online, instructor-led courses; no set class meeting time - 24/7 access to instruction and assignments

Credit Hours: 36 credit hoursCost per Credit Hour: $782.00

Start Dates: 6 start dates per year (see academic calendar for details)

Program Structure: Two, online 8-week terms per semester, 3 semesters per year

Practical Hands-on Education: Using virtual environments and commercial and open source software, students are presented with assignments based on the challenges they face in the real world. For the duration of their study students have access to a range of commercial software, including VMware, EnCase, FTK, Carbon Black, Nuix, WinHex and XRY.

Time to Completion: 12 months if enrolled in two 3-credit courses each 8-week term for a total of 6 credits each term. Designed for flexibility, this program allows students to choose to take only one course per term and extend time to completion. Students have up to 6 years to complete the program.

Admissions: No GMAT or GRE required, minimum GPA of 2.5. For more information, visit our admission requirements.

Accreditation: New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)

Next Session Start Date: January 9, 2017

Application Deadline: December 2, 2016