Bachelor’s Degree Specialization in Digital Forensics.

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Classes Start Every 8 Weeks

Earn your Bachelor's Degree in Justice Administration with Digital Forensics Specialization in as little as 2 years + 8 months*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.

*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.


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Cost

$609/Credit
Hour

What You'll Learn

  • Law and Government
    Understand laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules and political processes.
  • Digital Forensics
    Apply basic forensic techniques used to investigate illegal and unethical activity within a PC or local area network (LAN) environment and resolve related issues.
  • Complex Problem Solving
    Apply critical and analytical thinking to identify complex problems, evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Information Security
    Obtain critical knowledge on information systems security in organizations in areas such as: security concepts and mechanisms, mandatory and discretionary controls, basic cryptography and its application, intrusion detection and prevention, information system assurance and anonymity and privacy.
  • Analytical Software and Technology
    Learn to operate digital forensics tools to track leads over local and wide area networks, including international computer crime.

YOUR FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS

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Career Opportunities

Graduates of our Digital Forensics Specialization may consider careers such as:

  • Police Officer

  • Forensics & Electronic Discovery Manager

  • Private Investigator

Program-Specific Courses

Digital Forensics

CCSI410 Digital Forensics I with Lab
CCSI460 Digital Forensics Il with Lab
CIS206 Architecture and Operating Systems with Lab
NETW202 Introduction to Networking with Lab
SEC280 Principles of Information Systems Security

Core Degree Courses

Justice Administration Foundation

JADM100 Introduction to Criminal Justice
JADM110 Introduction to Criminology
JADM120 Introduction to Policing
JADM200 Introduction to Criminal Law
JADM210 Introduction to Corrections
JADM220 Introduction to Ethics and Criminal Justice
JADM230 Introduction to Juvenile Justice
JADM240 Introduction to the Criminal Courts
JADM250 Police Report Writing
JADM270 Correctional Counseling
JADM300 Multiculturalism in Criminal Justice Systems
JADM310 Drugs and Society
JADM320 Criminal Procedure
JADM330 Victimology
JADM340 Criminal Evidence
JADM350 Research Methods in Criminal Justice

SENIOR PROJECTS

JADM490 Senior Project I
JADM494 Senior Project II

General Degree Courses

Communication skills

ENGL112 Composition
ENGL135 Advanced Composition
ENGL216 Technical Writing
SPCH275 Public Speaking

Humanities1

HUMN303 Introduction to the Humanities
ETHC445 Principles of Ethics
LAS432 Technology, Society, and Culture

Social Sciences

POLI330 Political Science
SOCS185 Culture and Society
SOCS325 Environmental Sociology

Mathematics & Natural Sciences

MATH114 Algebra for College Students
MATH221 Statistics for Decision-Making
SCI228 Nutrition, Health and Wellness with Lab

Personal & Professional Development

CARD405 Career Development
COLL148 Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving

Business

MGMT404 Project Management

Computing

COMP100 Computer Applications for Business with Lab (2)

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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 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.
1Students enrolled at a Pennsylvania location must take HUMN452 as part of this requirement.

All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.