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Certificate Digital Forensics Certificate

The undergraduate certificate in Digital Forensics will prepare students for careers as digital forensic analysts. Students will gain experience practicing the forensics process as outlined by the National Institute of Science and Technology. This process includes collecting and examining digital evidence using forensic tools, analyzing evidence collected, and reporting the findings of an analysis to an audience. Students will also gain knowledge of the technological, legal, and social context surrounding the practice of digital forensics. For example, students will be introduced to some of the common types of cybercrimes where analyzing digital evidence is important. They will also learn the legal basis for searching and seizing digital artifacts, and techniques for interviewing individuals in connection to cybercrimes.