You will learn to use tools and techniques to recover and secure information from computer operating systems, file systems, networks, and mobile devices. Whether it be in detecting fraud, finding and assessing network vulnerabilities, assisting in a criminal investigations or in counter-intelligence activities, the hands-on learning and solid theoretical knowledge provided in this program poise you to seize a variety of professional opportunities in multiple business, industry and government sectors.
Davenport offers course credit for specific certifications. In addition, certification exams are highly recommended after completing certificate related courses. See our certification page for additional information.
The BS in Digital Forensics can be completed in-seat only to provide you with the necessary hands-on experience required to prepare you for professional opportunities in this field.
Our Cyber Defense Organization also offers additional opportunities for competitions and networking. In 2013 and 2015, Davenport’s cyber defense team took 1st place at the Michigan State Competition.
Through the digital forensics challenges, you will help create better methods for digital forensics, multimedia lab services, while increasing cyber technical training, researching, testing, and evaluating the capabilities of those supporting cyber counterintelligence and counter-terrorism for the Department of Defense
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE • 120 CREDITS MINIMUM • DIGT FOR BS
The Bachelor of Science degree in Digital Forensics provides the necessary knowledge and skills for the collection, processing, preservation, analysis, and presentation of computer-related evidence in support of network vulnerability mitigation and/or criminal, fraud, counterintelligence, or law enforcement investigations. Students will use hands-on tools and techniques in a variety of environments for operating systems, file systems, networks, mobile devices, and electronic discovery of data.