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Cybercrime

This program is part of the Homeland Security & Criminal Justice Institute.

  • The cybercrime program prepares you for careers in criminal investigations related to computer crimes.
  • Computer crimes include crimes in which computers are targets of the criminal activity and in which computers are used as tools to complete the crime.
  • The cybercrime degree and certificate programs prepare you with thorough knowledge in cybercrime prevention, criminal investigation, and evidentiary presentation. 

Cybercrime Degree Program
Associate of Applied Sciences degree, A.A.S.
64 credit hours

This Associate of Applied Sciences Degree Program combines criminal justice courses, cybercrime courses, and general studies courses to prepare you to work in federal, state and local law enforcement agencies and in the private sector to detect, deter and prosecute computer-based and computer-targeted crime.

Courses

Courses include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Cybercrime
  • Cyber Forensics
  • Cyberlaw
  • Investigation and Criminalistics
  • Criminal Justice Ethics
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Evidence and Procedure

Cybercrime Certificate
36 credit hours

This certificate program combines criminal justice courses and cybercrime courses to prepare you to work in federal, state and local law enforcement agencies and in the private sector to detect, deter and prosecute computer-based and computer-targeted crime. The certificate is best suited to prepare you for these careers if you already have law enforcement or computer experience.

Range of Occupations

  • Federal law enforcement
  • State law enforcement
  • Local law enforcement
  • Private firms and government contractors preventing and detecting cyber-espionage
  • United States Department of Justice

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