Criminal Justice - Digital Forensics (Certificate Only) | Troy University

Criminal Justice - Digital Forensics


Digital Forensics is the scientific and technical examination and analysis of data acquired from computers, storage devices, cell phones, or any electronic device for use in a court of law.  Digital forensics analysts recover data, i.e., images, documents, web surfing history, emails or other electronic correspondence even though it may be deleted or erased.  The Digital Forensics program covers a wide range of knowledge, including, digital evidence, legal issues, crime scenes,  examination and analysis of digital evidence with a primary emphasis on digital forensics and investigations in law enforcement environment. 

While specific courses may vary from year to year, coursework may include but is not limited to:

  • Digital Forensics I
  • Social Media Investigation
  • Cyber Crime
  • Seminar in Cyber Crime
  • Digital Forensics II
  • Operating and File System Forensics
  • Digital Evidence Practicum

For specific course information see the Academic Catalog.

Dr. Gary P. Daniel, DBA, CCE, DFCP

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