Digital Forensics

Study the growing field of Digital Forensics at RWU, where students learn how to solve computer crimes like viruses, data sabotage and financial fraud. Through hands-on study in our Forensics and Networking Security lab, you’ll discover how investigators acquire, analyze and manage evidence collected from computers and mobile devices, as well as how to present this evidence in court.

Degree Requirements

Digital Forensics Minor

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The minor in Digital Forensics allows students the option to pursue study in the area of professional Digital Forensic examinations, which includes both acquisition of evidence, analysis of pc based evidence, mobile device evidence, and legal issues related to Digital Forensics.

SubjectNumberTitle
SEC320Digital Forensics I
SEC400Advanced OS and Hardware
SEC420Digital Forensics II
SEC421Digital Forensics III
SEC450Law for Networking, Security and Forensic Professionals
and
One additional 200 level or above SEC or COMSC course

Undergraduate Certificate in Digital Forensics

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This certificate is open to day and continuing study students. Day school students shall receive the certificate with their degree upon graduation.

SubjectNumberTitle
SEC320Digital Forensics I
SEC400Forensic Hardware and Acquisition
SEC420Digital Forensics II
SEC421Digital Forensics III
SEC450Law for Networking, Security and Forensic Professionals

To read more about our academic offerings, or to view full course descriptions, please refer to our University Catalog.