Troy University has been recognized by Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, Military Times and more as having some of the best undergraduate programs in the Southeast and nation. Whether you are graduating from high school, transferring from a two-year school, or completing your degree as a working adult, TROY offers a wide variety of associate and baccalaureate degrees that will open doors to career opportunities.
Graduate study can help you achieve your career goals! Holders of advanced degrees will be in high demand in the next 10 years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and U.S. Census data shows that advanced degrees increase pay and prosperity Troy University’s Graduate School offers advanced degrees in all five of the University’s academic colleges: education, business, arts and sciences, health and human services, and communication and fine arts. In addition, TROY’s commitment to flexibility means that you have in-class, online and blended options. Plan for your next career by completing your graduate education at TROY. Innovation, knowledge and creativity are all elements for success. Get started today!
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Do you have a knack for computers and technological devices and a love of investigating? With increased cyber-crimes all over the world, there is a need for knowledgeable people in the field of digital forensics. Troy University is one of the few universities in the southeast to offer a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice with a concentration in digital forensics.
TROY’s digital forensics program is geared toward the criminal justice field and provides its graduates with a highly marketable skill. Not a day goes by where cyber-crimes, cyber-attacks and digital forensics are not in the news as individuals and organizations are relying on technology for everyday activities. Even the television and movie industries continue to showcase digital forensics and cyber-crime intrigue indicating the excitement and need for trained individuals in this field.
Faculty members teaching within Troy University’s digital forensics program have years of practical experience and training in the field. Some professors are currently digital forsenic analysts working on criminal and civil cases. As a student pursuing an undergraduate degree in digital forensics from TROY, you’ll learn from professors who are recognized as experts in their fields of speciality. These professionals not only strive to provide academic knowledge about digital forensics, but provide real-world experiences that will help bolster your success in your chosen career field!
TROY’s digital forensics program will allow you to work hands-on with digital evidence and software tools used in the field. While in one course you may get the chance to work with a mock physical crime scene, in another, you may have the opportunity to create forensic images and analyze the results. By the end of the program, you will have worked with digital forensics cases from start to completion, including legal issues, and you will have covered a range of criminal cases involving crimes such as hacking, child pornography, financial fraud, identity theft, murder and terrorism.
A certificate is also available in digital forensics requiring less hours but still providing you with the same top-notch instruction. This certificate can boost your career options when coupled with a degree you have already earned or are currently working toward.
Troy University’s digital forensics program is designed to prepare you for a successful career in digital forensics and cyber-crime related fields. These opportunities include becoming a/an:
These fields are not all inclusive and are based on criminal justice as well as private organizations.
The following are some of the organizations that hire individuals with this skill set:
The demand for expertise in this field coincides with the growth of digital devices and data volumes. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2013 approximately 84 percent of households had a computer or mobile device compared with 1984 when only 8 percent of households had a computer. Listed by CNNMoney/PayScale’s top 100 careers with big growth, great pay and satisfying work, the forensic PC analyst career field ranks No. 36 in the nation with a projected 10-year job growth of 18.6 percent.