The use of computer-based devices always leaves behind digital trails that can be harnessed for forensic investigations. The explosive growth of the Internet and the digital devices have heightened the demand for cyber experts in forensics. This diploma program provides students with skills to gain employment for an entry-level position in the rapidly growing digital forensics field. Students are taught how to acquire, investigate, and report on the electronic evidences that are admissible in court cases. Graduates often work with local or federal law enforcement agencies.


64 Credit Hours
Length: 12 months
Time length for program completion will vary depending upon the number of courses taken per term,
developmental courses when required, transfer credit accepted, lack of continuous enrollment, etc.

Course Titles Credit Hours
Total Credit Hours64
ACT 101 Principles of Accounting I 4
CSC 105 Introduction to Programming 4
CSC 146 Legal Issues in Forensics 4
CSC 147 Forensics I 4
CSC 200 Principles of Technology 4
CSC 240 Visual Programming 4
ENG 101 Composition I 4
FYE 101 Information Literacy 4
MNE 108 Computer Hardware Fundamentals 4
MNE 109 Computer Network Fundamentals 4
MNE 111 Administrating Windows 4
MNE 213 Computer Security Fundamentals 4
MTH 101 College Mathematics 4
MTH 201 College Algebra 4
PSA 102 Introduction to Legal Systems 4
SOC 214 Introduction to Sociology 4

What are some websites with more information on the Computer Network Security & Forensics field? America’s code breakers and code makers, the core missions of the NSA and CSS are to protect U.S. national security systems and to produce foreign signal intelligence information. Their website includes cryptologic heritage and historical information on the agency and its evolvement. The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) is the pre-eminent public-private partnership working with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), corporate sponsors and partners and nonprofit collaborators to promote cyber security awareness for home users, small and medium sized businesses, and primary and secondary education.


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