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Executive Master in Digital Forensics Admission Requirements

University of the Cumberlands has established qualitative and quantitative requirements for admission of students whose education preparation evidences the potential for a high-level performance.

Documentation for the following items must be received before an admission decision into the Executive Master's in Digital Forensics Degree program will be made:

  • Completed Graduate Application and payment of the associated fee
  • Official Transcripts must be received for all undergraduate and graduate coursework from accredited colleges or universities
  • A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale
    • If coursework has been completed outside of the US, transcripts must be evaluated by one of the following evaluating agencies: WES, ECE, IERF or EP
  • Documentation of language fluency for non-native speakers of English, such as a score report from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The minimum acceptable TOEFL or IELTS scores for admission are:
    • Paper-based TOEFL (PBT): 550
    • Internet-based TOEFL (IBT): 79
    • IELTS: 6

All admissions materials should be submitted to International Graduate Admissions:

University of the Cumberlands
Department of International Graduate Services

6150 College Station Drive
Williamsburg, KY 40769

Phone: (606) 539-3577
Tollfree: (800) 343-1609 ext. 3577
Email: digs@ucumberlands.edu

Transfer of Credits
A maximum of nine semester hours of credit may be transferred from an accredited graduate institution. Transfer credits must be in courses equivalent to courses in the program. All transfer credits must be approved by the Program Director and the Registrar and have been earned within the last five years. Grades for any transfer credits accepted into the program do not count in the program GPA.