The Advanced Technical Certificate in Cybersecurity and Cyberforensics program provides the student with an understanding of both technical and management aspects of computer and network security and forensics using exposition of theory, laws, and technical forensic and security tools and techniques. Students are exposed to hands-on projects where they are required to combine theory, legal issues, and technical knowledge to solve real-world problems. The program incorporates innovative, tested methods of instruction with hands-on lab work to encourage student learning and success.

This program consists of 18 credits leading towards requirements for proficiency in protection and analysis of computer and network systems security and forensics. The program fulfills a critical need for IT professionals with expertise in cybersecurity and cyberforensics.

The program has a strong commitment to maintain standards of excellence in content and to continuously upgrade curriculum to meet industry needs. The primary objective is to provide a broad foundation of career skills, professionalism, and the ability to be life-long learners for our graduates. Some associated careers are technical positions in the expanding fields of cybersecurity and cyberforensics including but not limited to Computer Security Specialist, Digital Forensics Examiner, Networks Security Analyst, Information Systems Security Engineer, Network/Security Architect, Incident Response Engineer, Computer Security Specialist, Computer Network Security Consultant, Forensics Engineer, Digital Forensics Analyst, Digital Forensics Lab Director.

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