The study of digital forensics encompasses an array of skills, including acquiring, extracting and analyzing data that is often useful for criminal investigation and civil litigation cases. Salve Regina University’s graduate certificate in digital forensics introduces students to the fundamental principles and techniques of computer network architecture, proper evidence storage and collection, and federal rules and criminal codes.
Enhance Your Digital Investigative Skills
In addition to criminal and civil investigations, the study of digital forensics also plays a major role in intelligence and counterterrorism matters. Upon completion of our digital forensics program, students will understand how foreign, state-sponsored threat actors target certain institutions and companies and how to thwart those threats.
Our graduate certificate in digital forensics introduces students to network traffic analysis, web log analysis, malware reverse engineering and cyber infrastructure analysis. They also learn how to navigate networks, servers and mass data, and how to utilize common digital forensic tools.
Salve Regina’s graduate certificate in digital forensics is designed for professionals who hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree and are seeking professional development in topics crucial to today’s technological environment. Students in good academic standing who would like to continue their studies may apply to the M.S. in administration of justice and homeland security program and carry the credits forward.
- ADJ526: Principles of Digital Forensics
- ADJ529: Advanced Digital Forensics
Students also choose two of the following:
- ADJ537: Network Forensics
- ADJ545: Mobile Forensics
- ADJ546: Insider Threat
- ADJ547: Malware Basics
- ADJ581: Special Topics