Digital Forensics Specialization
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 Liberal Arts & Sciences

College of
Liberal Arts & Sciences

Digital Forensics Specialization

Digital Forensics Degree Specialization

If you're interested in a career investigating crimes by collecting, identifying, classifying, and analyzing physical evidence, consider a Digital Forensics specialization within DeVry University’s Justice Administration bachelor’s degree program. Your Digital Forensics degree specialization can provide you with the specialized knowledge and expertise, as well as the communication and critical thinking skills needed, to succeed in this 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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Career Coursework

The Justice Administration degree program with a specialization in Digital Forensics may include these career-focused courses:

Digital Forensics I with Lab

Digital Forensics II with Lab

Architecture and Operating Systems with Lab

Connectivity with Lab

Principles of Information Systems Security

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 Digital Forensics I, 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.

To learn more about required and elective Digital Forensics courses as well as those for the Justice Administration degree program, request information or see the undergraduate academic catalog.

DeVry's Justice Administration bachelor's degree program and any of its specializations are educational programs. For those interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement, corrections, or as a police officer with any particular local, state, federal, or international agency- please be advised that additional qualifications are likely to be required. Applicants for jobs in the justice administration field may be subject to pre-employment screenings such as, but not limited to, criminal background checks, drug and/or alcohol testing, physical and/or psychological examinations and credit checks. Unsatisfac­tory screening results may result in denial of an offer for a position in the criminal justice related field.Before enrolling in a Justice Administration program, potential students are highly encouraged to check with the relevant agency for a complete list of position requirements.