The Master of Science in Digital Forensics program at University of the Cumberlands prepares candidates for the advanced practice role of recovering and investigating data lost to computer crime, fraud, abuse, or other illegal activities. In addition to nurturing the skills necessary for digital forensics, the program offers a curriculum based upon need within the industry.
The graduate degree in cybersecurity is comprised of the following 31 required credit hours.
Digital Forensics Core Courses – 18 Credit Hours Required
Digital Forensics Required Elective Courses - 9 Credit Hours Required
Approved Elective Courses - 3 Credit Hours Required
Applied Learning Practicum - 1 Hour
Required Elective Courses for Cybersecurity Specialization - 9 Credit Hours
Required Elective Courses for Criminal Justice Specialization - 9 Credit Hours
Students are required to complete 12 credit hours from the following approved blocks by selecting two of the three blocks listed:
- CROL 635 Legal and Ethical Issues in Homeland Security
- CROL 636 Critical Issues in Homeland Security