What skills do students learn in this program?
The Cyber Forensics Technology associate degree program is designed to train individuals in both computer skills and criminal justice process and procedures. Students learn about basic hardware, computer and network security, network fundamentals, criminal procedure and cybercrime investigations.
What types of students thrive in the program and in this career field? Those who:
- are detail-oriented
- like solving puzzles
- are analytical, curious and a good communicator
What types of jobs are available to graduates of the program? Where can they work?
Students from this program will typically work with a police department in a cybercrimes division or in the security department of a company. Analysts are needed to develop innovative solutions to prevent hackers from stealing critical information and/or creating havoc on computer networks.