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Digital Forensics Degree Specialization
Forensic science specialists investigate crimes by collecting, identifying, classifying, and analyzing physical evidence. With population increases as well as increasing sophistication of forensic tools and techniques, this field will continue to see growth and exciting opportunities for educated professionals. A bachelor's degree in Justice Administration from DeVry University with a specialization in Digital Forensics can provide you with the specialized knowledge and technical expertise as well as the communication and critical thinking skills you need to succeed in the Digital Forensics field.
Prepare for a career in Digital Forensics by choosing this specialization when you earn your bachelor's degree in Justice Administration from DeVry University. Upon graduation, you‘ll be prepared to apply analytic and scientific tools, tests, and software, as well as testify as an expert witness.
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Digital Forensics Courses
The Justice Administration degree program with a specialization in Digital Forensics may include these career-focused courses:
- Digital Forensics I with Lab - This course introduces the study of forensics by outlining integrative aspects of the discipline with those of other sciences. Coursework focuses on applying basic forensic techniques used to investigate illegal and unethical activity within a PC or local area network (LAN) environment and then resolving related issues.
- Digital Forensics II with Lab - Building on forensic computer techniques introduced in CCSI-410, this course focuses on advanced investigative techniques to track leads over local and wide area networks, including international computer crime.
- Architecture and Operating Systems with Lab - Students in this course learn operating system concepts by examining various operating systems such as Windows, UNIX, and Linux, and study typical desktop system hardware, architecture, and configuration.
- Connectivity with Lab - This course covers fundamentals of data communication and computer networking, including the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model. Network architecture and configurations such as local and wide area networks are addressed.
- Principles of Information Systems Security - Providing a broad overview of information systems security in organizations, this course covers security concepts and mechanisms; mandatory and discretionary controls; basic cryptography and its applications; intrusion detection and prevention; information systems assurance; and anonymity and privacy.
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DeVry University offers a variety of associate, bachelor's, and master's degree programs. Within each college, almost every course is offered online. With distance education as an option, you can receive a quality education on your own schedule. Click below for more:DeVry University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, www.ncahlc.org.
Keller Graduate School of Management is included in this accreditation. In New York, DeVry University operates as DeVry College of New York.
Certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. DeVry University is authorized for operation by the THEC. www.state.tn.us/thec. Nashville Campus - 3343 Perimeter Hill Dr., Nashville, TN 37211. Program availability varies by location.